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A History of Yoruba Beads – theyoruba.com

January 28, 2016

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Evidence of bead manufacture among the Yoruba dates as far as the 11th Century AD. Scientific evidence exists indicating that blue-green glass beads made in Ile-Ife were being traded outside the Yoruba area long before the era of European contact. Evidence exists that the glass used in bead production by the Yoruba was indigenous to […]

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