Millefiori, Antique Venetian Trade Beads, Matched Small Beads, 12x7


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  • Antique Venetian Millefiori trade beads, small beads subtle color 12x7mm
  • Only one 19-inch strand, with 59 beads all in excellent condition
  • All Millefiori Trade beads have holes large enough for 1-2mm leather cord
  • Made in Venice, Italy between late 1800s and early 1900s for the African trade
  • For designers, the ends of these beads are sliced at an angle so that they form a circle when strung, ideal for bracelets or shorter necklaces
  • For collectors, these are made with unusual, yellow-hearted chevron murrine with white and brown, giving an overall more pastel look to the strand.
  • Read more about Venetian Millefiori and other classic trade beads in the African Bead Resources section of our FAQ Page