Vintage Chinese “Peking Glass” rare translucent blue fluted melon beads. 11mm. 6 pcs. B11-bl-2123

Vintage Chinese “Peking Glass” rare blue fluted melon bead

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Beautiful and rare old Chinese fluted glass melon beads. 11mm average with 2mm hole.  Package of 6.  Each bead is unique and varies slightly in size, shape and number of flutes/grooves ; this adds to the unique and genuine quality and beauty of the item. Early Deco Period, c. 1920s. The collection came with the label China Trading Company, Seattle. These beads are popularly called Peking glass but are not true Peking glass. These have the soft colors and bubbles of old Chinese glass. Before 1911, beads of this type were used in Mandarin Court jewelry.

We are very excited to have acquired these gorgeous beads. These are very difficult to find and we have limited quantities.

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