Lovely, very old, 6 and 7-layer Venetian Chevron beads from the 1700's or before.
Sold individually. Price varies based on condition and size.
Very collectible beads, but also useful for your jewelry or artisanal design work.
Wear commensurate with age. Repaired beads with lots of charm. Some chipping. Price reflect wear.
The theory from a bead expert was that these beads were not formed properly in original manufacturing. These beads were from Rita's design studio and were purchased in the 1980's.
African Item 0004