Recycled and "end of the day" beads
Top row: Venetian “end of the day” beads with inlaid chevron fragments and murrine.
Circa1850 to1920. Center bead is 35mm x 25mm. Copy or copied?
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First two beads in bottom row are older generation beads
recycled in Ghana from scrap glass
including white hearts.
Center bead is 32mm x 24mm.
The bead on left is contemporary recycled in Ghana from scrap glass. 28mm x 23mms