Antique Venetian Blue Chevron bead 6 layered trade bead necklace. nlbd1256
Antique Venetian Blue Chevron bead 6 layered trade bead necklace.
Necklace of antique Venetian blue 6 layer chevron beads with a large 4 layer central chevron necklace. the center bead is 21x16mm and other beads are 5 to 7mm in diameter. The beads date to the late 1800s to early 1900s and were traded in Africa. The necklace was an older tribal necklace with disintegrating thread and has been restrung with white silk cord, each bead being individually knotted. Gold plated push-in clasp. 19 inches in length. Beads are in excellent condition.