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Beaded Necklace

This colourful necklace is made of glass beads. Glass beads gradually replaced ostrich egg shell, clay and seeds. They were first introduced to the region …

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Date: Unknown
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Coverage: Southern Africa
Rights: Morija Museum and Archives

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This colourful necklace is made of glass beads. Glass beads gradually replaced ostrich egg shell, clay and seeds. They were first introduced to the region through Portuguese traders during the 16th century.

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