Fabulous Striped Venetian African Trade Beads. They are drawn tube beads with stripes which come via the African trade. This type of bead is sometimes referred to as Gooseberry beads after the gooseberry plant or fruit that was popular in Europe during the 1800's. These beads were made during the 1800's and are in fabulous condition despite their age. The Italians are famous for making the highest quality glass beads. They are 4mm in diameter with a length that varies from 10-14mm. You are getting 12 beads.
- Average Size: 12 x 4mm
- Sold in packages of 12 beads
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