This bead is a replica of a 5th century original excavated in Cordoba, Spain. Early Islamic beads are found all over Europe. The bead has a diameter of 18 mm and is made of glass.
Muslims wore bead necklaces, just like other Europeans. Muslims also traded them with other people like the Vikings. One Arabic source mentions that Vikings paid a lot of silver for beads or bead necklaces.Product details:
Diameter: 1.8 cm;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 5 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.