Antique Venetian round black beads with a prominent ruffled white belt. The beads were Traded to the Igbo of Nigeria and are 8-10mm in diameter with large 3-4mm holes.
- You see they are irregular in shape and size since they were hand made in the late 19th to early 20th centuries in Venice
- This type of bead is often called Dog Teeth or Dog Tooth beads.
- Beware of modern imitations with smaller more even ruffles and a clean look
- These antique beads show some signs of wear and pitting, which adds to their beauty and story
- 6 beads in a package
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