NICE! ORIGINAL, ASSORTED, ANTIQUE VENETIAN GLASS TRADE BEAD STRAND.
These are Genuine, Antique Glass Trade Beads, most of which were intricately Hand Made in Venice, Italy ~ purchased by various European Traders ~ and Bartered throughout the World to Indigenous People as a form of currency, in exchange for precious metals, ivory, furs, spices and other sought after commodities. Approximate age is late 19th – early 20th century.
This Highly Collectible Strand features a Nice, Antique King Bead at center (black, red & yellow bicone), Antique American Flag Chevrons & a Beautiful, Antique Dutch Chevron (striped red, green, yellow & blue) Glass Trade Bead near top of strand.
The Full Strand measures approximately 29 inches long ‘Looped’ ~ Containing Over 65 Different Antique Venetian Glass Trade Beads. The Center King Bead measures approximately 15 x 17 mm. Hole sizes vary.
These Authentic, Antique Glass Trade Beads show some wear… patina, some chipping, as can be expected due to being packed & bartered around the world, commensurate with age & use, yet remain in Nice, to Very Nice Condition Overall, and they Will Make a Fantastic Addition to Your own Trade Bead Collection, Display, for Decorating Your Attire & Regalia, or for Creating Your own Jewelry Items. As well as a Fantastic Gift!! ~ ITEM # avg-010 ~
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