Russian Blues, Antique Faceted Bohemian Glass Beads, Long Strand


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  • This long 34-inch strand of Russian Blues from West Africa consists of faceted drawn beads ranging in size from 5x7 to 10x12mm as well as a few round faceted beads and other shapes.
  • Most have holes of 3-4mm
  • Made in Bohemia (now Czech Republic) for worldwide trade mid- to late 1800s
  • Russian Blue beads got their name because the were traded by Russian fur traders in Alaska, and along the north American west coast in mid-1800s