Ancient Afghan Shell Beads
Highly collectible ancient beads made of conch shell, these date 2,000 years or more old from the Indus Valley in Pakistan. Graduated sizes and shapes with large roundish center bead. So rare and beautiful with a nice weight. 18 inch long strands with tiny beads at the top measuring 2-2 1/2mm - 8-9mm towards center. Large beads measure 19mm diameter or, 15mm diameter for the rounder center bead.