Trade Beads – Antique Dutch Moon Beads
Trade Beads - Antique Dutch Moon BeadsAntique Opalescent Dutch Moon Beads are a wound glass bead. Bead crafters from various places in Europe created these beads during the 1800s so you will see them listed with different names.
European traders brought Moon Beads to West Africa in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Natives of Nigeria used Moon Beads to decorate religious places. They thought the beads had magical and healing powers.
Traders brought a large variety of glass beads to the Americas including Padre Beads, large round Hudson Bay trade beads, Venetian Millefiori Trade Beads, sand casted beads and others!
This strand comes with approximately 85 beads.
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