"Water Amber" Discs from Guinea Bissau - Picture Collection 74

Little is known about these irregularly shaped "amber" disc pieces ... found in river beds in Guinea Bissau .. which are a type of young, partially fossilised, amber resin.
Unusual items to be used in unique projects. The beads on these strands have been left in their natural state when found, the broken edges show their true colours,
if oiled or polished.  Bead diameters from
20 to 32 mm - Thicknesses from 4 to 7 mm.

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