The Matera "Kaupo" Men's Trade Bead Bracelet
Product ID : SP-AC-JKPO
DESCRIPTION: This is the bracelet of ancient travelers and traders; this type of bracelet has existed for over 2,000 years -- throughout ancient India, Mesopotamia, the Mediterranean, and North Africa. The Matera Kaupo (named after the ancient Mediterranean city of Matera and the ancient Etruscan word for "Trader, Traveler") is a unique double-wrap bracelet of modern, vintage, and ancient beads from the Near East to West Africa, with a beautiful vintage carnelian gem. Designed to be resilient: hand strung on medium gauge nylon-coated beading wire with a sturdy hypo-allergenic clasp. As it was in ancient times, this is the perfect bracelet for travel, adventure, or leisure.
SPECS: 16" long (double-wrap for an 8" wrist) bracelet; hypo-allergenic clasp; strung on medium gauge nylon-coated beading wire (and double-crimped) for resilience.