Rare old 23mm Chinese wound glass opaque blue round bead. Pkg. 1. B11-bl-2144

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Old Chinese wound glass 23mm round bead in opaque blue. These beads date from the early 20th century. These large beads were often used as counterweights to court jewelry as well as table cloths. They weigh in at 14grams. 4mm hole. Very rare and very limited quantity.

These beads are popularly called Peking glass but are not true Peking glass. These have the distinctive soft gemstone colors and bubbles of old Chinese glass made in Boshan, Shandong province in China.