Green Lampowrk Trade Beads, Antique Venetian 12x10mm


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  • Antique Venetian Lampwork beads, green eye designs 12x10mm
  • Only one 16.5-inch strand available, 37 beads, all flawless
  • Lampworking is an ancient bead-making technique, which the Venetians developed in to an art during the 1300s. Basically it involves melting glass rods of various thicknesses over a flame and manipulating the glass, first to from the core of the bead, and then to decorate its surface. In Murano men typically made the cores and women decorated the beads. These beadmaking techniques are fundamentally the same as those used by contemporary beadmakers, except with better equipment.