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Large extraordinary necklace of ancient millefiori beads 05.01.1490

Ninety-three small bads similar in size and design on one single strand. A very rare and beautiful necklace one restrung. The beads are in excellent vintage condition; minor age wears, tiny end chips, pitting, see pics. The necklace, in its original condition, is mounted on yarn of natural vegetable fibres.  A unique piece for a collection or as exquisite ethnic jewellery.

  • Ref.:05.01.1490
  • Size:Length: ~73 cm: average diameter of beads: 12-13 mm
  • Weight:218 gr

Category

  • Millefiori & Chevron Beads 05.01West-, Central- & North Africa 29.01
  • BEADS & BEADWORKS 05REGIONAL GALLERIES 29

Origin

  • West and Central Africa
  • Sahelian region (Mali, Niger Burkina-Faso)
  • Multiple regional tribes

Material

  • Glass and EarthGlass

Quality

  • Antiques (object shows signs of long use)Good overall conditions (signs of use, small imperfections)Original condition to be restrung if desiredJewelry for collection or exquisite wearing.

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