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Green Flower Antique Venetian Millefiori Trade Beads (8mm)

Original price $239.00 - Original price $239.00
Original price $239.00
$239.00
$239.00 - $239.00
Current price $239.00
Approx. 95 beads |
2mm Hole |
42 inches Strand Length
Take a look at this beautiful antique strand of Venetian Millefiori trade beads! Celebrated among the most distinctive of beads, the Millefiori has become nearly synonymous with the West African Trade. Made from famed Murano glass, Millefiori beads derive their name from the Italian words for “Thousand Flowers” due to the characteristic floral motifs that decorate their surface. Millefiori beads were made throughout the 19th and 20th century primarily for export to Africa. Today they are found in many countries including Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and Ghana where they are also known by their Ashanti name “Chachasao”. Matching strands such as the one shown here are more rare and difficult to find. This is an old strand of African trade beads and some beads may be damaged or chipped due to age however it is in overall good condition. Great for the bead connoisseur and amateur collector alike. These unusual beads may be worn “as-is” or may be used as a unique addition to your special beaded jewelry. Don’t miss this chance to own this one-of-a-kind strand today! Each bead measures approximately 8-12 x 8mm, with a hole size of approximately 2mm. You will receive one strand measuring approximately 42". There are around 95 beads on each strand. Grab this strand for yourself today!

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Take a look at this beautiful antique strand of Venetian Millefiori trade beads! Celebrated among the most distinctive of beads, the Millefiori has become nearly synonymous with the West African Trade. Made from famed Murano glass, Millefiori beads derive their name from the Italian words for “Thousand Flowers” due to the characteristic floral motifs that decorate their surface. Millefiori beads were made throughout the 19th and 20th century primarily for export to Africa. Today they are found in many countries including Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and Ghana where they are also known by their Ashanti name “Chachasao”. Matching strands such as the one shown here are more rare and difficult to find. This is an old strand of African trade beads and some beads may be damaged or chipped due to age however it is in overall good condition. Great for the bead connoisseur and amateur collector alike. These unusual beads may be worn “as-is” or may be used as a unique addition to your special beaded jewelry. Don’t miss this chance to own this one-of-a-kind strand today! Each bead measures approximately 8-12 x 8mm, with a hole size of approximately 2mm. You will receive one strand measuring approximately 42". There are around 95 beads on each strand. Grab this strand for yourself today!

Specifications

Strand Length 42 inches
Bead Size 8-12 x 8mm
Hole Size 2mm
Number of Beads 95 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Multicolor
Shape Cylinder
SKU PTB-CYL-MIX-216

Specifications

Strand Length 42 inches
Bead Size 8-12 x 8mm
Hole Size 2mm
Number of Beads 95 (approximation)
Found In Ghana
Material Glass
Color Multicolor
Shape Cylinder
SKU PTB-CYL-MIX-216