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18th to 19th Century Bohemian Hand Wound and Cut "Nyoli" Bead Strand
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18th to 19th Century Bohemian Hand Wound and Cut "Nyoli" Bead Strand 18th to 19th Century Bohemian Hand Wound and Cut "Nyoli" Bead Strand

18th to 19th Century Bohemian Hand Wound and Cut "Nyoli" Bead Strand

$ 42.00

  • Late 18th to 19th C. Bohemian hand drawn and cut glass trade beads used by Yoruba in Nigeria called "Nyoli".
  • These beautiful organic looking beads were in high demand among Yoruba Nobility and Religious Leaders. They were used as a high level Prestige Bead as they resembled precious Ivory.
  • Length : Approx. 28" ( Beaded Section 24")
  • Bead Size Approx. : 5 x 5mm to 8 x 8mm
  • Our Nyoli strands are strung on natural raffia, and are in the same strand configuration as they were purchased in West Africa years ago.

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