This is a matched strand of lovely and striking 6 layer chevron glass trade beads authentic to African trade. These are all in good condition for their age with very little chipping and just some minimal wear.
ID : F320. Item Type : Old Natural Jade Carved Bead TUBE Pendant. are high quality jewelry beads and excellent for collector and jewelry maker. The bead(s) that you will receive. Its show the culture and the boom civilization on that time.
There are various shapes, sizes and colors of beads and prong set rhinestones as well as mourning beads and embellishments. There are some hanks of beads, beaded trim remnants, rhinestone trim and prong set stones, and many more loose seed beads and bugle beads.
A strand of old biconical faceted agate beads found in Mali, West Africa. The beads measure in length 16.5 mm to 37.4 mm and in diameter 7.6 mm to 17 mm. The coin in the picture measures 16 mm in diameter.
This is for a lovely strand of semi translucent turquoise blue colored African made powder glass trade beads. These are unique beads made by the Krobo of Ghana. The photo is an example of the type of beads you will receive and yours will be nearly identical These are very lovely handmade and handsome strands of unique tribal beads for artist, designer, or collector and not to be missed!
3 rare and beautiful, antique Venetian fancy "Ghana eye" beads made in Venice, Italy in the late 1800's-early 1900's for the African trade--gorgeous colors & design! The "eye" bead is believed to ward off the "evil eye", the cause of illness and misfortune.
The most common color for these is a dull yellow ochre. Shades of blues and green are much more uncommon. Black with color specks is the rarest of the Hebron beads. Title 12 Hebron Trade Beads Yellow Africa Loose.
A long strand of old hippo tooth shell beads from the Ivory Coast, West Africa. The beads measure in length 43 mm to 76 mm and in diameter 20 mm to 45 mm. Scroll down the page for more pictures. The coin in the picture measures 16 mm in diameter.
The auction is for a set of 13 old green turquoise nugget beads. They are on a strand that is 5 3/4" (14.6cm) long. The beads are not matched and are from different necklaces that were taken apart; many of which were very expensive. I would speculate that some of the beads are rare and natural while others might be dyed and/or stabilized. I have tried to match them in strands you may find useful in your own jewelry designs or simply for your collection. The smallest bead measures 8.6 x 8.2 x 5.9mm and the largest is 18.4 x 8.8 x 7.8mm. The weight including the string is 12 grams. The beads have surface wear and erosion. Please see photos..
Peking Glass Trade BEADS. Peking Glass Beads. Peking glass beads were hand-made one by one from natural materials and precious metals. They have brightly colors and classic styles, suitable for beading project and jewelry making project.