Short Strand of Idar-Oberstein Carnelian Stone Beads

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Short strand of shaped carnelian stone, finely cut and drilled. 17 beads; example of German Idar-Oberstein stonework which was traded in Mali and West Africa in the 1800s. Please note: this is a mixed strand of shapes and quality (many chips and flaws), so the price has been reduced Largest bead is 21mm square, and the smallest is 10m x 15mm.