Seller: chblack (6,691) 100%, Location: Fairfax, Virginia, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 302681900215 Lot Description: This is a group of 15 Sahara desert found stone beads. These beads are found on Neolithic sites that produce the stone tools. The beads are of uartz, which is very hard to work. It is 7 of 10 on Mohs hardness scale. A diamond is a 10. These relics were found in the western Sahara desert. These beads are not the quartz disk beads but more of a 'donut; shaped and drilled from both sides as was performed in the Neolithic. Most are 3/8th to 7/8th inch (15 -21 mm), some a little larger, others a little smaller.See picture with the penny for further idea of scale, not part of the auction. Colors in general are better than picture indicates. My auctions feature low starting bids and low, at cost or below shipping. Your satisfaction is guaranteed OR no hassle money back. Payment Options:PayPal . Please let me know if you have other requirements, I am flexible. Shipping Cost$ 3.50 - USA first class with delivery confirmation. Canada First Class International with delivery confirmation:$ 9.00 if less than 8 ounces (1/2 pound)$ 15.00 if greater than or equal to 8 ounces(Ignore the $13 shipping charge you may see elsewhere, I will send correct invoice) All other countries First Class International: (No delivery confirmation)$ 13.00 if less than 8 ounces (1/2 pound) $ 22.00 if greater than or equal to 8 ounces (1/2 pound) I will not charge more the USPS cost!Immediate Shipping - usually the next business day after payment.I will combine shipping to make it as low as possible. If you win multiple lots please wait for an invoice in which I will combine shipping.No extra packaging or handling charges. Policies: Satisfaction is Guaranteed: I am a long standing member of AACA (Authentic Artifact Collectors Association) and abide by all of their rules which include allowing the return of items in the same condition for a no hassle refund if not satisfied. I ship World-wide, fast, at or below cost (see postage rates above, no extra costs), and I will include my 2-page essay on the relics and conditions of the Sahara Neolithic period. Serious Bidders Only - Please Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions.Thanks for looking, ‘Good Luck’ if you bid, and have fun!!