These elegant beads date back to the early 1900s and were made in Gablonz, the glass bead and jewelry center of Bohemia. Flat-backed and faceted and domed, they measure 7x4mm. and are 2 hole. Originally made as glass sequins and are also fabulous beads. These rare beads are very elegant and drape beautifully on the neck and the wrist. sold by strand of 23 .