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Antique Red Gooseberry & Yellow Jacket Chevron Beads #14671

Original price $299.00 - Original price $299.00
Original price $299.00
$299.00 - $299.00
Current price $299.00
Take a look at this incredible strand of Venetian Black Chevron Beads, interspersed with original red gooseberry beads! Chevron beads such as as these are highly sought-after by bead collectors and bead lovers alike and may considered among the classic beads of the African Trade. The first Chevron beads were made from Murano glass in the late 15th century and were characterized by their unique rosetta or star design made by alternating layers of glass. Over the subsequent centuries, these beads were made for trade throughout Africa as well as the Americas where they may have been introduced by Christopher Columbus. While the exact age of these beads is not known, they are likely between 100-150 years in age. This strand consists of a variety of chevron beads that vary in shape and size. Individual beads measure approximately 2-10 x 6-9mm. You will receive the exact strand pictured.

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Strand Length 33 inches
Bead Size 2-10 x 6-9mm
Hole Size 2mm
Number of Beads 200 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Multicolor
Shape Cylinder