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glass redThis is a set of red glass beads and pendant for your matching earring/necklace designs. The earring beads (approx. 1 mm. long) consist of clear red glass set in gold oval frames. My understanding is that these are vintage, from the 1950's. The pendant (approx. 1" long and 1 mm. wide) is of blown glass with gold and other elements, with a generous horizontal hole (through the red section), ready for stringing. This is not vintage, but it is beautifully handcrafted, and it goes so nicely with these beads that we are offering it as a set for your jewelry designs.

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big blueThis is a rare and beautiful strand of African (European) Glass Trade Beads. The beads are blue glass and were found in Mali. Such beads were used in the African trade in the 1800's. They are in very good condition with minor nicks due to the age of the beads. The strand is approx. 30" long (approx. 32" including the cord), with beads ranging in size from approximately 6 mm - 15 mm. These 'BIG BLUE BEADS' have a great history and are a real treasure -- click on the SHOP NOW button on upper right of web site and learn more --


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