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Cowrie Shell, Loose, Matte

Weight: 0 lbs 1 ozs
Material: African Cowrie Shell
Item Size: Approx. 13x8x8mm to 25x20x10mm
Additional Specs: 10 per pack
Country of Origin: Ghana
Handmade: Yes
Catalog Page Number: 304
Stock#: 22-526-1
Loose matte cowrie shells, 13x8x8mm to 25x20x10mm. Bleached. Extra-large stringing hole is made by grinding or breaking off top of shell. With the tops ground off like this, they sit nice and flat, forming a smooth border. These shells are often sewn upside down on beaded Nigerian wall hangings, belts and ceremonial items. We've been seeing these woven or sewn onto chokers. More details...
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California lead classification for this item: Class 1

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Regular Price: $2.50/ ten, $2.00/ 10 ten

Cowrie Shell, Loose, Matte
Cowrie Shell, Loose, Matte

We carry a full line of African beads, both old trade beads and newer beads made or strung in Africa for the world-wide bead trade. Trade beads are old and/or used beads, and will show varying amounts of wear. Newly-made African beads are generally handmade in small communities. Style and availability vary.

For more information about African beads and trade beads, try the following books and DVD's:

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