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  • Monika Ettlin

    South Africa | "Amapasi" necklace from the Xhosa people of the eastern Cape region | Glass beads, buttons and cotton | ca. 1960 | 99$

  • Christine Gagnon

    Africa | Amapasi beaded necklace from the Xhosa people of South Africa | Beads, buttons and fiber | ca. 1960s.

  • ☽Nur Theia

    Xhosa Beaded Necklace Amapasi South Africa

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