This very old bead come from Nigeria. Agate stone also known as Cornelian is a semiprecious stone. Idar - Oberstein - Germany beads used in the African trade 1800's
Bead is hand cut and polished. The beads in very good condition ( some of the beads are chipped ).
Magnificent color, perfect for all! These bead measure approximately 30mm long by 5-7mm thick.
Each is top side drilled and ready for your imagination. Use them in a necklace or bracelet or make earrings and pendants! What an unusual and great shape!