Millefiori Antique Venetian Trade Beads, Mix of Warm Colors, Medium 15x10mm


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  • Antique Venetian Millefiori trade beads in classic patterns, mid-size 15x10
  • Only one 30-inch strand available; 52 beads, 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
  • Bought in the Treichville market of Abidjan, Ivory Coast in 1971
  • For designers this strand brings variety of patterns within a single harmonious palette for earrings (strand includes sets of pairs), bracelets or necklaces
  • For the collector its a nice mix slices (murrine) made from all three kinds of canes: composite (bundled) cased (plain and dip molded) and hybrid.
  • Read more about Venetian Millefiori and other classic trade beads in the African Bead Resources section of our FAQ Page