Chevrons, Antique Venetian Perfect Strand


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  • Antique Venetian Six-Layer Chevrons, of perfect size and in perfect condition
  • Beads range from 18x14mm to 25x20mm
  • One 28-inch strand of 27 beads
  • The Italian name for Chevron beads, rosetta, first appears in 1496
  • Chevrons were trade throughout the world, but especially to Africa, where they became "the aristocrat" of beads, worn by chiefs and other high status individuals, and were also considered somewhat magical.
  • These beads were made in Venice, most likely during the late 1800s to early 1900s
  • For more information on Chevron beads, see the African Resources section of our FAQ Page