19th Century Conus Dowry Flat Beads
- 19th Century Conus Dowry Flat Beads
- Approx. 30" long
- Bead Approx. 14mm x 20mm
- In Mali, an arid land-locked country, seashells were highly valued and treasured as heirlooms. Often used as high level currency in cattle and other commodity exchanges, these impressive well worn shells passed down through generations.