For sale today we have a RARE antique Venetian FANCY WEDDING CAKE bead from the 1800's. It is a lamp work wound bead that measures approximately 48x20mm. It has a WHITE CORE with raised FLORAL DESIGNS and GOLD LEAF TRAILINGS. What makes this bead very special is the abundance of gold leaf trailings, the addition of a central band, and its large size.
Bead has not been cleaned. The bead is in excellent used antique condition with the raised gold leaf designs mostly intact. It would make a great focal bead in your jewelry design. You may want to keep it as an addition to your RARE Venetian/Murano fancy glass bead collection.
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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.