Powder Glass from Ghana

10 ins / 26 cm length of approx.17 x 9 mm beads
ATB 345 i    12

10 ins / 26 cm length of
11 x 5 mm modern beads
ATB 345 j  10

7 ins / 18 cm length of newer production
matching 15 x 13 mm
beads from Ghana
ATB 345 q  10

10 ins / 26 cm length of newer production
matching 16 x 14 mm beads from Ghana
ATB 345 r   10

4 ins / 10 cm length of newer production
matching 11 x 12 mm beads from Ghana
ATB 345-01   8

West Africans have been using old and scrap glass for their powder glass bead-making
for over 1000 years.
This small ( reference only ) collection shows some examples of the earliest production

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