Very usual, African-made, hand-crafted glass "sand beads" from West Africa, fashion to imitate Nigerian coral beads. This strand comes from the Yoruba people of Nigeria, although beads of this unique variety can be found in Ethiopia and Ghana. These beads used to be very common fifty years ago on the African Trade Beads markets, but are now very rare. 24" strand; 80 beads, sizes range from 5mm x 7mm up to 8mm x 12mm. Around 75-100 years old.