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Ancient Islamic Period Evil Eye Glass Beads Necklace with Ancient Nila Beads, Old Oxidized Silver Ethiopian Beads, and Sterling Silver

This 20″ long necklace is made of Ancient Evil Eye Glass beads. These beads date from 8-12 century AD, the period known as Islamic or Byzantine. These kinds of beads are found in North Africa, and these particular beads, sourced from the Rita Okrent Collection, were excavated in Mali. Excellent illustrations and history of these beads can be found in a book by Augusto Panini, Middle Eastern and Venetian Glass Beads, pages 97-104, 111. ISBN-13: 978-8861301641. The tiny translucent spacer beads are ancient beads as well, excavated in Mali. The th

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