For sale today we have a strand of RARE antique VENETIAN African trade beads from the late 1800's to early 1900's. They are lampwork COBALT BLUE glass with WHITE lampwork trail decorations.They are often called DUTCH DELFTS because they are reminiscent of Dutch blue and white pottery. Each bead is unique in size, shape and coloration. The strand has about 37 of good usable beads. These beads are very rare and the strand has been assembled with beads from various places. They are tabular in shape and measure from 20x11x7m to 11x8x5mm. The strand can be worn as is because with the neck it is long enough to slip over your head. You can also use these beads in your own bead creations. They are small enough to use for bracelets. They will add a rich look to the other beads.
They are in very good used antique condition. Some beads have surface wear and chipping due to old age and harsh living conditions. It is rare to find a matched strand in this wonderful condition. Do not miss out on this very rare strand of Venetian cobalt blue Delft trade beads!Please look at photos carefully as they are an integral part of the description. Photos are enlarged in order to show details. Please be aware that different monitors display colors differently. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Beads\1800-1950". The seller is "sambala311" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.