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African Old Whiteheart Red 3x5mm (approx)
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African Old Whiteheart Red 3x5mm (approx)

African Old Whiteheart Red 3x5mm (approx)

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"White heart" refers to the opaque white core of certain wound or drawn glass beads made in Italy, France and Bohemia between 1500 and 1800. Extensively traded in Africa, Asia and the Americas, white hearts are ubiquitous trade beads. For more info see our Bead Encyclopedia in the Reference Section.

Red to rosy white hearts were most popular in African and Central America, while orange ones one favor in southeast Asia. Today African traders travel the world buying old and new beads in Africa and Asia and selling them in the U.S.

Older beads have more muted colors and show signs of wear and tear from their age and travels. String on cable wire, SuperLon, or no-stretch nylon.

Each strand is about 18 long and contains approximately 160 beads.
Price: $35.00 (strand) Qty: Add to Cart

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