Antique Cornaline D'Aleppo White Heart Venetian African Trade Beads CRBM_10198_BD_C


Antique Venetian African Trade "Cornaline D'Aleppo" beads,  These are multilayered Venetian beads, also referred to as the white heart. The name means "carnelians of Aleppo" as the color of these typically brick-red beads emulates that of carnelian.  The white heart in the name refers to a white, ivory, or sometimes yellowish interior layer. Traded in Africa and the Americas. 

This listing is for a short strand of 13 beads, 11 inches: including raffia: 

The beads are  large, 13mm - 19mm in diameter, 11-17mm hole to hole.

The hole size is 2mm

Weight: 97g

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