Medieval Aggrey and Yoruba Koli drawn glass beads.
Early German and Middle  Eastern Production dating from ca 900 AD onwards and found in Mali and Burkina Faso .. as a result of ancient trans-Saharan trading routes following the River Niger.. they have lovely translucent blue / green colours when backlit. The light blue opaque cylinders are cooked Koli .. early European glass, once translucent, but now mostly opaque from having been cooked in Africa.
Dichroic glass : shows blue by reflected light and green/gold by transmitted light.

For more information .. please read these excellent reference articles: http://www.thebeadsite.com/bnaf-agg.htm

Item Number

Strand Length

Bead Sizes

Price

(8) ATB 614-08

24 ins / 61 cm

15 x 5 to 36 x 6 mm

48  Sold

(9) ATB 614-09

24 ins / 61 cm

5 x 6 to 29 x 9 mm

48  Sold

(10) ATB 614-10

24 ins / 61 cm

4 x 7 to 23 x 9 mm

48  Sold

(11) ATB 614-11

24 ins / 61 cm

8 x 5 to 26 x 8 mm

48

(12) ATB 614-12

24 ins / 61 cm

11 x 7 to 43 x 9 mm

48  Sold

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