Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite your own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

Close
You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.
Close

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

This item sold on April 16, 2012.

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
From my California Trade Bead collection, this is a hollow blown squat bead with button ends. This bead has small holes and can be used in a wide variety of projects using bead wire.

This bead is about 29mm in diameter.

California Trade Beads are one of fifty-five state and territory named design groups
being developed for the American Trade Bead Permanent Collection, an encyclopedic
like study of glass beadmaking technique slated for completion in July of 2035.

California Trade Beads are a color study of apposed zanfirico in an organic palate. After the flameworking was completed, the item's surface was sandblasted and oiled to give it a pleasingly tactile, natural satin finish.

To find all of the California Trade Beads that are available for purchase on the internet, please follow this link: http://www.etsy.com/shop/hwcglass/search?search_query=California



-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The American Trade Bead

The item offered in this listing is a link in my learning chain, part of my lifelong effort to
earn the title Master Glass Bead Craftsman.

My objective: the finest single-source permanent collection of glass beads in the history
of man.

My technique: divide glass beadmaking into fifty-five individual studies and by keeping
a small percentage of that work over a thirty year period, build a monument to the craft.

My doctoral dissertation to the title Glass Beadmaker, the American Trade Bead Permanent Collection, grows daily and currently holds nearly three thousand objects.

Purchase of this item is an investment into the life of a unique individual attempting to
advance in a unique way thousands of years of glass bead history.

My name is Harold Williams Cooney. Invest in me.

For more information about my concept and to learn more about how this item links into
the whole, please visit my web site: AmericanTradeBead.com

California Trade Beads - Hollow blown squat bead with button ends

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 756 reviews

Related to this item