Antique Bohemian Idar-Oberstein Faceted Maroon Carnelian Agate Stone Beads, 1800's , Strand, Germany - Rita Okrent Collection (ANT401b)
Antique Bohemian Idar-Oberstein Faceted Maroon Carnelian Agate Stone Beads, 1800's , Strand, Germany.
Faceted Chunky Agate Beads, Made in Germany.
Idar Oberstein, Germany, was known for its bead production, including many Brazilian Agate beads.
These are beads that found their way into the African Trade in West Africa.
40 beads per strand. 27 inches of beads per strand (approximately).
Beads measurements range around 14mm to 18mm hole to hole. Bicone and other polygon shapes.
Fair to good condition with wear and chips due to age. These are old beads. Lots of well matched beads with gorgeous rich color.
Antique and Vintage Item 401b