Pair of very large Moroccan copal beads for jewelry making or other tribal fusion belly dance DIY projects. Large copal resin beads are often used in Moroccan jewelry and jewelry from other North African areas. These beads are handmade in Morocco from tree resins and shaped into all sizes of beads. Because of the handmade nature of these beads, they are not perfectly round and reflect the tribal nature of their origin. Copal beads have been made in North Africa for many many years and incorporated into local jewelry styles . They are made in many colors, from beautiful amber yellow to orange to cherry red. Each bead has a fairly large hole for stringing onto necklaces or other projects. Copal beads are sometimes coated in varnish to improve color and shine. Beautiful focal bead from tribal Morocco!
Number of Beads: 2
Size: About 2.25 inches across the flat side
Bead Circumference: About 7 inches
Hole size: About 4-5 mm
Color: Opaque amber yellow
Materials: Copal tree resin
Attachment: Hole for stringing onto cord
These beads are not new, may have been used previously to adorn large necklaces.
Some darker spots and/or wear from previous use.
Price listed is for a PAIR of beads as shown.
A NOTE ON THE CONDITION OF TRIBAL ITEMS: Our jewelry is used tribal jewelry, from faraway lands. As used pieces our items will be tarnished or otherwise reflect their prior lives as treasured tribal pieces. Please know that we strive to maintain the tribal allure of our items and therefore we do not clean or repair these pieces in any way. We leave that choice to the buyer, as each may prefer something different. This not only maintains the old, tribal look of each piece that our belly dance customers seek, but also preserves the value of a piece that cleaning might destroy.
We do our best to describe any flaws that may be present, and we encourage you to read the full description and look at all photos closely to judge the condition of the item for yourself and know exactly what you are ordering. If you have questions about the condition of any item, please ask!