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Black & Yellow Antique Venetian Rattlesnake Trade Beads

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Original price $325.00 - Original price $325.00
Original price $325.00
$325.00
$325.00 - $325.00
Current price $325.00
Approx. 56 beads |
2mm Hole |
31 inches Strand Length
Admire these authentic antique Venetian Rattlesnake Beads, which are named such for their distinctive pattern. These Trade beads were likely crafted during the 19th century by specialized artisans whose technical and artistic know-how was harnessed to facilitate the exchange of goods and services throughout the African Continent. Today, Rattlesnake Beads are becoming increasingly rare, however they are most frequently found in West African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria. Trade beads such as these are coveted by collectors and bead aficionados alike who appreciate the rich cultural, artistic, and historical legacy that these works of art represent. Each bead measures approximately 10-12 x 13-15mm with a hole size of approximately 2mm. You will receive a FULL STRAND measuring approximately 31" with approximately 50 beads. It is rare to find an entire, in-tact strand of these special beads! The strand you receive may vary slightly from photo. Please contact us if you would like to select a specific strand prior to purchase.

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Admire these authentic antique Venetian Rattlesnake Beads, which are named such for their distinctive pattern. These Trade beads were likely crafted during the 19th century by specialized artisans whose technical and artistic know-how was harnessed to facilitate the exchange of goods and services throughout the African Continent. Today, Rattlesnake Beads are becoming increasingly rare, however they are most frequently found in West African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria. Trade beads such as these are coveted by collectors and bead aficionados alike who appreciate the rich cultural, artistic, and historical legacy that these works of art represent. Each bead measures approximately 10-12 x 13-15mm with a hole size of approximately 2mm. You will receive a FULL STRAND measuring approximately 31" with approximately 50 beads. It is rare to find an entire, in-tact strand of these special beads! The strand you receive may vary slightly from photo. Please contact us if you would like to select a specific strand prior to purchase.

Specifications

Strand Length 31 inches
Bead Size 10-12 x 13-15mm
Hole Size 2mm
Number of Beads 56 (approximation)
Found In Nigeria
Material Glass
Color Yellow
Shape Round
SKU PTB-RND-YLW-194

Specifications

Strand Length 31 inches
Bead Size 10-12 x 13-15mm
Hole Size 2mm
Number of Beads 56 (approximation)
Found In Nigeria
Material Glass
Color Yellow
Shape Round
SKU PTB-RND-YLW-194
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    Robbie S.
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 year ago
    Antique Venetian Trade Beads

    Absolutely beautiful string of beads, perfectly as described and in excellent condition. Truly lovely! Delivery, as always, very smooth.

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