Take a look at these beautiful antique Venetian Feather trade beads! African trade beads were made throughout the 19th and 20th century primarily for export to Africa. Beads such as these are primarily found in Ethiopia however this strand has been mixed with smaller vintage beads from Nigeria and Ghana. Feather beads are quite rare and hard to find these days.
This is an old strand of African trade beads that has experienced extensive use and travel. Many of the beads are BROKEN or bead fragments. It's a great strand for the bead connoisseur looking to own a piece of history or polish the glass into unique creations. May be used as a unique addition to your special beaded jewelry. Don’t miss this chance to own this one-of-a-kind strand today! Each strand is unique and will vary slightly from photo. Long Strand. Limited Supply.