b11-mi-0137-Roman glass shard beads from Ancient Bactria. 8-20mm. 1 strand

Ancient Bactria (northwestern portion of ancient Afghanistan and Tajikistan) was an important trading center between 600BC and 600AD, being on the Silk Road in between Europe and China. A lot of Roman Glass shards were excavated there and and have been cut and bored to made gorgeous unique beads by Afghan local villagers. We are selling these beads,in strands: The the strands with larger beads have fewer beads on the strand and the smaller beads are longer strands. Beads range from 8mm to 20+mm in length and strands range from 8 beads to 16 beads. Each group is a graduated set. see detail pictures for range of colors and sample strands. These beads are irregular in shape and surface texture with some mineral deposits, rainbow patina on some, reflecting their 2,000 years.
SKU: b11-mi-0137

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$34.00

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Ancient Bactria (northwestern portion of ancient Afghanistan and Tajikistan) was an important trading center between 600BC and 600AD, being on the Silk Road in between Europe and China. A lot of Roman Glass shards were excavated there and and have been cut and bored to made gorgeous unique beads by Afghan local villagers. We are selling these beads,in strands: The the strands with larger beads have fewer beads on the strand and the smaller beads are longer strands. Beads range from 8mm to 20+mm in length and strands range from 8 beads to 16 beads. Each group is a graduated set. see detail pictures for range of colors and sample strands. These beads are irregular in shape and surface texture with some mineral deposits, rainbow patina on some, reflecting their 2,000 years.

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