Old white agate….
Old Fulani white agate earrings from West Africa (1800-1950). Trade beads were worn by Fulani women in Western Africa for beauty and status. The beads were made using old techniques. Once shaped, the beads were polished on a wetted stone and drilled by hand.
Length 5 cm
Biggest diameter of the beads: 14mm
Weight 16 grammes each