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18th Century Fur Trade Era Trade Beads:
18th Century Fur Trade Era Trade Beads
Ca. Late 1700\'s
These beads were considered commodity to Native Americans of the late 1700\'s - early 1800\'s. They were used as a form of Frontier currency commodity traded to Native peoples by European traders for Native produced goods such as furs and food. These trade beads were then incorporated into Native clothing and jewlery which raised the status of the individual within the tribe. Beads such as these were among one of the important European produced commodities on the frontier.
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The history of beads dates as far back as 40,000 years ago and have been made by every culture since then. Egyptians were making glass beads by 1365 B.C., and several thousand-year old glass factories in Lebanon are still in production. Evidence China has been making and exporting glass beads for centuries has been revealed in archaeology sites. Glass and Brass beads are found in burial sites of many cultures: Egyptian tombs, Roman catacombs, Saxon, African, and American Indian.
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