Specialist Strands

We are very lucky to be able offer these strands which contain some lovely collections and a range of the different and more unusual bead types to be found in West Africa. As can be seen, they show the excellent quality of trade beads that can still be found with diligent and careful searching amongst the bead markets of the villages and towns. Click the pictures to see the beads

1900s Blue
Ovals & Barrels

Antique Bohemian Reds

Antique Bohemian Blues

Shades of European Glass

Glass and Turquoise Ovals

Colonial Era Bottle Stoppers

Early
Baoule Brass

 Satin Finish
Glass Spheres

Natural Shells
found in Mali

Colourless
Spheres & Barrels

Clear Glass
Ovals and Cubes

Nigerian Brass and Glass

Antique
Bone Bicones

'Turquoise' "Talons"

Antique Large
Glass Spheres

Nigerian Coin Necklace

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