Millefiori, Antique Venetian Trade Beads, Matched Brick, White and Yellow Strand


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  • Antique Venetian Millefiori trade beads 30x10mm
  • Only one 33-inch strand available,  28 beads of which 2 have chips at the end, the rest are in excellent condition
  • Made in Venice, Italy late 1800s to early 1900s for the African trade
  • All Millefiori trade beads have holes large enough for 1-2mm leather cord
  • Millefiori, (aka Mosaic) beads are decorated with thin slices of several kinds of complex glass canes (called murine). These canes, in cross section resemble eyes, flowers, stars or other multi-colored patterns. Read more about Millefiori and other classic trade beads in the African Bead Resource section or our FAQ page.