Millefiori, Antique Venetian Trade Beads, Matched Strand, Amber & Brick Colors


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  • Antique Venetian Millefiori trade beads, matched strand, beads 25x10mm
  • Only one 26-inch strand available, 29 beads, only three have small chips, 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 (called murine) of several kinds of complex glass canes. In cross section, these canes 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.