Explore our wide selection of gorgeous glass beads. Here you can find both African trade beads and African made vintage beads. African antique trade beads originate from Venice, Bohemia, and Netherlands. They were used in barter and trade in Africa for centuries. The strands are not finished off into a necklace, but some can be worn as is, they may fit over the head. The glass beads that we offer for sale are to our best experience and knowledge high quality, authentic and guaranteed as described.