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African Trade Beads

This antiqued gold-plated necklace features plastic, geometric, and polished Hook-and-eye by Vanessa Mooney

This antiqued gold-plated necklace features plastic, geometric, and polished beads. Hook-and-eye clasp. by Vanessa Mooney


Old African Trade Beads combine on this spectacular large Necklace for an infinitely Tribal experience. Alternating series of large Old Mali Terracotta Beads, Kenyan Camel Bone, Nigerian Stone, and

Necklace made with old Mali Clay Dogon Spindle Beads and one Blue Chevron.

Old Vinyl & Vulcanite African Trade Beads by theBeadChest.com

Set of 4 Vintage African Vinyl Beads by theBeadChest.com

Antique African spindle whorls and silver from Rajasthan. The clay spindle whorls were used to make cotton thread and yarn from wool. This is a technology that pre-dates the spinning wheel.

Makena Beaded Strand made with African Vinyl Heishi Beads and Ethiopian Wollo Ring – anthropologie.com by Jolie Altman

Mali Clay Spindle & African Clay Beads by theBeadChest.com

Traditional Waist Bead Belt made with African Krobo Beads from Ghana | $24

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by Anne Marie of BeadArt Austria | Necklace; The focal bead is a large very old clay spindle whorl from Mali (counterweight for spinning) which is combined with two cylinder shaped African amber beads

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