Pair of Shell Buttons, Mali

Availability: 1 in stock

These lovely clamshell beads are traditionally worn by Malian women interwoven with  fancy braiding and are shaped like a button. Resembling netsuke, these have two underneath holes (like a button). Great for setting into silver bezels, embellishing fabric, jewelry design, or simply a fantastic pair of uniquely carved shells! Size 23mm long x 14mm across x 10mm thick. Sold by the pair, only one pair in stock!!

Will brighten with washing, gentle non-abrasive soap.