Re: Depending on the size......
Re: Depending on the size...... -- Carl Dreibelbis Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
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07/26/2012, 17:18:14

I'm certainly not an expert, but I have become suspicious of these Mali quartz "dig" beads. There seems to have been an explosion of them in the last several years, and I have no idea how we would authenticate them -- outside of a controlled environment. Is is possible that labor in Mali is cheap enough to make new "ancient" beads in the traditional fashion?

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