Beautiful strand of collectible ancient carnelian & agate beads sourced from Afghanistan/Pakistan region. Well matched for size & spherical shape. Beads continue to display rich color & have a rugged worn robust condition.
These are not African traded beads - they have been collected from the Pakistan / Afghanistan border regions. Largest central bead measures 19mm in diameter.
Stone: Mostly Carnelian & Agate
Origin: Sourced from Pakistan/Afghanistan Region
Condition: Robust Worn Condition
Age: Est. Age 1000 Years & More
Bead Size: Graduated Bead Diameter 8 - 19mm
Quantity: One 19 Inch Strand. Approx. 44 Beads.
Perforation: 1.5 - 2.5 mm
Weight: 77 Grams