Africa | Bead from the Songhai/Songhaï of Mali. | Straw | 20th century | These large beads are often worn on thier own as a central pendant.
Carnelian Melon beads from a collection I made over many trips to Tibet. Most are in friends collections now. It was a fantastic experience interfacing with many Tibetan traders I am exceedingly grateful for. I noticed this photo has been shared unattributed all over the internet since then. Welcome to the Brave New Whorled....
GAP | Ursula Morley-Price.
artafrica: “ African Amber beads, prized by the Berbers ”