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Old Large Conus Shell Bead, Mauritania

£55.00

A beautiful old conus shell whorl from Mauritania, approximately 4.6 cm in diameter. It would have been used by women as hair adornment, braided into tresses or as a traditional necklace element.

It comes strung on a leather cord for immediate wear as an eye-catching necklace if desired.

Photo props are not included.

Date:

1930s

Material:

Conus shell

Dimensions:

Approx. 4.6 cm / 1 ¾" (dia.)

Weight:

23.8 g

Ref:

BEA-339