These beads are fabulous antique Italian or Venetian glass tube beads from the early 1900's. The Italians are famous for making these beads. This strand This is a strand of African trade beads with a yellow base over a dark core. They added blue, white and red cane stripes. The average bead measures 16mm long with a diameter of 13mm. Some of the beads have chips on the ends, but they have a nice polish with very minimal pitting. This is normal for trade beads due to their age, journey and extensive use. You get these exact beads.
- 19 beads on a 12 inch strand
- Circa 1900's
- Size: Varies - 10mm in diameter