This is a gorgeous vintage Millefiori glass bead necklace. It features handmade black Italian glass beads. The beads are millefiori glass that are 9mm rounds and are knotted on red silk. There are small gold filigree bead caps as accents. The Italians are famous for making these beads by fusing colorful cane rods. Millefiori literally means 'thousand flowers', because the beads look like there are little flowers inside.
- These beads were expertly made
- The necklace has a traditional barrel screw closure
- Excellent condition
- Circa 1950's
Length: Necklace 24 inches
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