Strand of small Shell Beads, Mauritania
26 inch strand of antique off-white and tan shell beads from Mauritania, West Africa. These are mostly plain, but a few carved beads are sprinkled in. These make great bead caps in a design, framing an old metal, stone, or glass bead, or make great earring components! graduated strand measures from 7mm to 14mm diameter. 184 beads on the strand.