Old Hebron glass beads, old coin silver beads, antique ear cleaners from Ethiopia, & sterling silver beads. (#0191)
Description: Very few African trade beads come from Sudan; however, hebron beads are some of the very few that do. Also known as "Kano beads", they come in several different colors and varieties. The most common are the yellow beads, followed by blue, and then the green. Hebron beads are said to be made with the salts from the Dead Sea in Israel. Some hebron trade beads date back to the mid 19th century and earlier, which makes them a favorite amongst antique bead collectors. Hebron beads and Antique Ethiopian Ear Cleaners.