A Strand of Antique Venetian Millefiori African Trade Beads M00008_B


A Strand of Venetian African trade old millefiori beads dating from the mid to late 1800s to early 1900s. This strand was found in Ivory Coast and contains a desirable tabular millefiori focal bead along with rounded cylinder-shaped millefiori beads.


Length: 28.5mm - 36mm

Diameter: 11mm - 12mm

Hole Size: 3mm 

Weight: 154g

Length of strand including raffia: 35 inches

Number of beads: 19 beads

Weights and sizes are approximate.

These beads are in very good antique condition, but they have traveled far and wide, and some wear such as nicks, scratches, and chips is expected. Please examine the photos for detail.

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