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Name: Skunk Bead

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Used by: AR, AC

Derived from: Unknown

Earliest Use: Unknown

Origin: Venice, post ca. 1830

Distinctive Trait: Wound bead with white spots and pink and blue spots on them; some would say that a true skunk bead has only white spots.

Distribution: Global

Remarks: Dumb name. While there are spotted skunks, most skunks have stripes.

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