Tradewind Beads

The Rare and Beautiful

Tradewind Beads for sale
  • Tradewind Beads for sale
  • Tradewind Beads for sale
  • Tradewind Beads for sale
  • $135.00
Small trade wind and mutisalah beads from Sumba island in Eastern Indonesia. These ancient beads were made in Thailand and India and traded to Indonesia centuries ago. They are found by farmers in their fields or around ancient megalithic grave sites. These beads are still worn in merapu ceremonies by the Sumbanese. The large blue bead was made in China around the 15th century and was traded to Sumba . 2 strands.

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