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Mali Marriage Beads :: (J-MAL-MB-0003)

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Description

These beautiful and distinctive Marriage Beads were traded our of Bohemia where they became incorporated into the traditions of the Fulani Don Don Sole. They are presented to the bride at marriage ceremonies accompanied by joyful music, dancing, speeches and traditional food. Highly treasured and prestigious, they were traditionally made from clay until the 1800s when trade with Europe introduced glass beads which were taken up by cultures across West Africa and have been traded ever since. Strung upon their original raffia.

Details

Country of Origin…………………….. Bohemia/Czech Republic via Mali
Code………………………………….. J-MAL-MB-0003
Dimensions…………………………… 50 x 2 x 18 cms

Additional information

Weight .1 kg
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 cm

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