These vintage sequins are between 60 and 100 years old. They were made in Belgium up until World War 2. They are made of gelatin and are fragile. It is possible for them to melt if they get wet.
Listing is for one worm, about 1000 pieces. This strand is approximately 8" long.
See more lovely vintage sequins here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/narceine?section_id=5772307