Uncanny Artist Ephemera and Objects for Artists and Collectors
  • Vintage African Carved Bone Tube Beads with Eyes and Holes

    $7.50
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    This item consists of 10 Vintage African Carved Bone Tube Beads with Eyes and Holes.  Each bead measures about 1" (25mm) in length by 0.25" (6mm) at each end and 0.3125" (8mm) at the center.  The design is composed of 12 drilled holes, 8 etched eyes and four etched lines (two at each end).  The eyes and lines have been dyed brown.  The vertical hole for stringing measures about 0.125" (3mm) in diameter.  Each unique bead is hand carved in what is either cow or buffalo bone, which has a deep-ivory color.  Age and country of origin are unknown.  These Vintage African Carved Bone Tube Beads with Eyes and Holes are in very good condition with no wear or damage.