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Choker of antique Venetian fancy wound trade beads and Bali silver

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Description

This necklace is comprised of a variety of lamp worked glass beads of Venetian origin for trade in Africa. The beads are all likely 19th century and show their ages in places. There is slight chipping here and there and a soft patina on all the beads, two of the barrel shaped beads have big gaps in their trail decoration and the pattern jumps between the applied glass that the grooves where the decoration has chipped out. I love the beads as they are and feel that they work well in the piece but do look carefully as you may not share my aesthetic! Two plain yellow trade beads and two whiteheart 'cornaline D'Aleppo' beads finish the necklace toward the silver S clasp.
The green and terra cotta colored disks are prosser beads, likely Czech, but possibly from elsewhere in Europe.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(48)
Reviewed by Kathleen Boyce
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 6, 2018
Classy and timeless. Goes with almost every outfit. Love them.
Earrings of banded agate, moonstone and Bali silver. Cylindars of coffee and cream

Reviewed by Kathleen Boyce
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 6, 2018
So beautiful and classy. I also own a green pair. Great for every day or dress up.
Bali silver earrings with set amethyst stones.

Reviewed by Macy
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 22, 2018
Such a exquisite piece!! I like it so much...thank you 🙂
Choker of ancient Indonesian beads in brick red, yellow, green with vermeil

Reviewed by Macy
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 4, 2018
Thank you so much for such beautiful jatim beads!! ..will definately buy more in the near future.
Necklace of picture jasper and ancient Jatim faceted beads in terra cotta with vermeil

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Choker of antique Venetian fancy wound trade beads and Bali silver

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: venetian glass trade beads, trail decoration, antique trade beads, antique prosser beads, african trade beads, Bali silver, 925 silver, sterling silver, Czech trade beads, Bohemian beads, lamp worked beads, hand made beads, hand made silver
  • Feedback: 48 reviews
  • Favorited by: 21 people
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