We carry a wide variety of African beads, both old trade beads and newer beads made or strung in Africa for the world-wide bead trade. Trade beads are old and/or used beads, and will show varying amounts of wear. Newly-made African beads are generally handmade in small communities. With all trade beads, style and availability vary greatly.
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These giant glass bicone trade beads, were made by the Krobo. 1.8x1.5 inch bead with a gradient red, blue and green design. Large hole. The surface detail for these is achieved by adding French White Heart beads into the bicone molds.