Amber and wood necklace from Mali
This is an outstanding piece. It is a recent assemblage of fifteen large genuine pieces of chunky amber with approximately one hundred and fifty ebony discs separating each piece and forming a stunning necklace. A real conversation piece and totally unique.
Assembled late 20th century
15 genuine amber beads & ebony wooden discs
52.5 cm full length
Beads vary between 2.1 cm and 2.8 cm in diameter
Hopp, N. (2009). Amber. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub. Ltd.