African trade beads

African trade beads

Regular price
$ 80.00
Sale price
$ 60.00

Trade beads (sometimes called aggry and slave beads) were otherwise decorative glass beads used between the 16th and 20th century as a token money to exchange for goods, services and slaves (hence the name). Trade beads were used to trade African resources by early Europeans.
42"
36"
32-34"
 For these beads - lengths may vary slightly.