Rare old Chinese translucent cobalt “Peking Glass” beads. 11x14mm. 1 pc. b11-bl-2125(e)
Rare old Chinese translucent cobalt “Peking Glass” beads. 11x14mm. 1 p
Availability: 151 in stock
Gorgeous glowing cobalt antique Chinese wound beads. Early 1900's. These are slightly flattened round 11x14mm. These are handmade beads and may be slightly irregular, which adds to the unique and genuine quality and beauty of the bead. Imported in the 1920s by China Trading Company in Seattle. These beads are popularly called Peking glass but are not true Peking glass, These wound beads were made in Boshan, Shandong province in China. Before 1911, beads of this type were used in Mandarin Court jewelry. Sold individually.