Beads – Germany

Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey
Posted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey

A strand of agate beads, made in Idar Oberstein, Germany.

An enormous trade in agate-working is carried on in a small district in Germany, around Oberstein or the Nahe (Brazilian Agate). Then traded to the Africans. circa 1800’s.

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