Granite, Mali, Graduated Ovals, Largest 17x12mm


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  • Granite beads from the Dogon area of Mali, graduated ovals, largest 17x12mm
  • One 24-inch strand, perforations about 1mm, but some might be smaller
  • These African-made stone beads have a long tradition, dating back many hundreds of years, and still hold ritual importance to some in the Djenne area
  • The perforations in these seem to indicate much more recent manufacture, but they still have a lovely ancient look and feel.
  • Collect them or try mixing with silver and other stones from Carnelian to Turquoise for a variety of looks