Mixed Shapes Carnelian Strand


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28" strand of tabular, cylindrical, round, and bear-claw shaped carnelian stone, finely cut and drilled in Idar Oberstein, Germany, and traded in Mali, West Africa in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Tabular are 32mm diameter x 6mm thick; Cylinders are 17mm diameter x 36mm tall; 2 20mm diameter round beads, 2 34mm tall x 5mm thick bear-claws in the center. This is an excellent example of German Idar-Oberstein stone cutting, material mined in Brazil. Please note: there are some beads which are slightly chipped, but mostly in very good condition.