Hematite

Modern examples such as these, are more correctly described as Hematine, a man-made mixture of Hematite ( to enable moulding ) originating  from China, found all over the world and arriving in various countries throughout Africa via Zaire

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Necklace lengths of 15 to 16 ins / 38 to 41 cm with screw fasteners. Spherical beads graduating from 4 to 8 mm
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Half-moon shaped Hematine with 7 modern Kiffa
Length 16 ins / 41 cm 
Largest Kiffa 18 x 12 mm
ATB 516    20

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