GENUINE, ANTIQUE ‘BLUE PADRE’ GLASS TRADE BEAD STRAND ~ Sky Blue ~
These are Genuine Glass Trade Beads that were made in Europe and traded in Africa during the Fur-Trade / Rendezvous Period over 150 years ago ~ Highly Prized by Indians, Mountain Men & Trappers to wear and decorate their Regalia; and to obtain furs, horses, or much needed supplies thru trade. Approximate age is late 1800 to early 1900’s.
Looped Strand measures approximately 26 inches long, containing 100 + Antique Padre Beads, measuring approximately 3/8 inches in diameter. Hole size: 3 – 4 mm inside diameter.
These Authentic, Antique Glass Trade Beads show some wear, 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 Antique Bead Collection, Display, or for Decorating Your Attire & Regalia. They would also look great strung on a piece of Genuine Leather, as well as a Fantastic Gift!! ~ ITEM # avtb-003 ~
~ Look Over the Photos Provided as they are a major part of the Description and the actual strand you will receive ~
** Other Items used as Props are not included **
* These Antique Glass Trade Beads are a Handmade item. Expect subtle variances in color, size & shape *
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Shipping: This Item will be Professionally Wrapped, Padded and Packaged – Fully Insured – with Tracking
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