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In addition, Afghanistan was a source of etched carnelians of various types and even some shell beads.
The beads shown in these images range in age from the Neolithic Period to Islamic times and measure from 0.8 to 6.7 cm long.
Adjagba beadsespecially older onesare treasured by the Krobo and worn on important occasions, such as the Dipo ceremony.Select from the blue alphabet to jump to the letter you want in the Dictionary, but give the file a little time to load first.To get back to the top and select another letter use Control Home (or Command Home on Macs).Their shells were traded near the Pacific Ocean and then trekked by foot far inland, to the deserts and high plateaus of the Southwest in pre-Columbian times.
There the Anasazi and other Native American artisans cut abalone shell into thin disk beads and geometric pendants, and crafted inlaid and mosaic ornaments combining shell with other precious materials, such as jet and turquoise.Many of the tabular and lenticular beads date to the third millennium BC.