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African trade beads power point

  1. 1. African trade Beads<br />
  2. 2. Zulu: The Zulu are the largest ethnic group in South Africa. They are well known for their beautiful brightly colored beads and baskets as well as other small carvings.<br />Asante tribe of Ghana: are most famous today for their craft work, particularly their hand-carved stools, fertility dolls as well as their colorful kente and adinkra cloth. <br />Africa<br />
  3. 3. Zulu<br />
  4. 4. Asante<br />
  5. 5. African trading beads were made from a variety of natural and processed materials, such as bone, shells, wood, and minerals. Many of the older trading beads were used as money to purchase things such as gold, ivory, and palm oil from African people.<br />
  6. 6. Perhaps some of the most beautiful African beads are the Millefiori trade beads. These beads, known for their beautiful flower design, are sought after by collector’s around the world. Because Millefiori beads are all handmade, each and every bead is unique and one of a kind, making these beads extremely collectible. Millefiori beads have several different names: Mosaic beads, Love beads or Trade beads <br />

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