Five beautiful TABULAR 2 layer CHEVRON ( first layer translucent cobalt blue ) Venetian glass trade beads. The beads are in excellent condition. The length of the beads is app. 9 - 11 mm. Chevron Venetian glass trade beads used in the African trade early 1900's. | eBay!
Old Sherpa glass coral beads. | Sherpa coral has been used for centuries in jewelry as a substitute for real coral. by the Sherpa people who inhabit the region around the Himalayan mountain range. | Often classified as Trade Beads.
Kiffa Beads | One of the photos from Jack DeWitt beautiful series of old bead. Many of the photographs are beads and bead sample cards from the collection of John and Ruth Picard and can be seen at their bead museum in Carmel Valley California. | Jack offers these bead photo either as a blank cards with envelope, or some are also available as striking enlargements.