Vintage African Wedding Necklace with Miniature Murano Beads - Magara Republic of Congo for sale
Item ID: 385317
A vintage miniature bead necklace from the region of Magara (Congo). The necklace is 13.5 inches long and was worn at weddings. The number of strands indicated wealth. Historically, the beads were used as money during the slave trade and were brought to the continent by the Arabians. This necklace has 50 strands.
This necklace was a part of a collection of a Swiss diplomat that was amassed over a 40 year period during his tenure in Africa from circa 1930 to 1970.
Purchase this African Wedding Necklace at Quintessentia.com.
Styles: African / Africana
Condition: Good Condition
Designer: Unknown designer
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