Large Red Kiffa Bead

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This pair of red triangular beads were made in Kiffa, Mauritania dating as far back to 1,000 years old. Historically, Kiffa beads are unique and employ ancient glass bead-making techniques. This pair bead are around 200 years old, possibly older. 24mm tall x 13mm wide x 10mm thick with a small .8mm hole. For more information check out issue #36 of Ornament Magazine where you'll find a fantastic article describing  the history of Kiffa Beads. Sold by the pair.