Africa | Beaded necklace from West Africa. Combines a selection of old African trade beads (ca. mid 1800s to early 1900s) including nine large chevron beads in a bright blue colour, spherical black beads, indigo blue powder glass beads and some Venetian 'fancy' millefiori beads in between, threaded on cord | 400€
An Adjustable necklace of 8 large six-layer, one 4-layer and one 5-layer Venetian chevrons with Cameroon bronze beads and Dogon pendant. Beads date from the late 1800s - early 1900s | being sold by Picard Beads not not sure if it is one of their designs or if this was bought from an African trade bead collector or trader.
The gold figure of 8 loops in loop chain terminates in a clasp between volutes. From it hangs a crescent shaped pendant, the surface decorated with a pattern of spirals and petals, and further embellished with four cabochon garnets, one large in the centre and three smaller beneath the suspension loop and at the extremities, all in dog tooth collets. Greco-Roman, 1st century B.C.
Gold chain, comprising eleven gold crosses strung with links of pearls with six pink tourmaline beads alternating with six green chalcedony beads terminating in openwork discs with hook fastening. Crosses: Byzantine, circa 600 AD Pearls and some beads: modern
Necklace | Found along the trade route passing from Europe through northern Africa, these ancient Roman glass beads are a treasure! The beads vary in size and shape and all show the beautiful pitting from being buried in the sand for centuries. Combined with sterling Indonesian beads, this is truly a timeless piece of jewelry | Nomad's Journey Designs