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Antique amber trade beads from North Africa. Baltic amber has been traded in North Africa for hundreds of years. It has been particularly cherished for its butterscotch color. Estimated 100-300 years old. Largest bead is 27x9mm, the smallest is 17x13mm. 15 grams This is genuine amber. It has been tested in saltwater. Genuine amber has a specific gravity lighter than saltwater and will rise to the top and float. Amberoid substances will sink.