Antique large faceted bicone Agate beads traded in Africa. Price for 6 beads. Over 100 year old. Collectible. ASB203

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Fantastic antique faceted bicone agate beads traded in Africa. Over 100 years old

These beautiful beads are made up of various shaped banded agate beads in a variety of brown, beige and white color tones. They were made into beads in Idar Oberstein, Germany in the late 19th to early 20th century. Idar Oberstein has been a major stone cutting center since the mid 1500's. Agate rough was abundant locally for 700 years but the mines were exhausted by the early 20th century.

Condition: Mostly good with some weathering, surface fissure but Still very robust and beautiful. One of the beads is broken but I did not include this bead in my price. I believe it could still look very nice in a necklace.

Sizes vary: 21 mm by 12 mm to 27.2 mm by 12 mm

Price for 6 beads

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