200 Venetian Awaleh Chevron Beads - Long Strand (36") - Vintage African Trade Beads - Over 200 Years Old -Tribal Antique Beads (178-IVC-CHV)

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**You will receive actual strand of beads pictured***

These beautiful antique beads are Venetian Awale chevron beads. These were made in late 1700s or early 1800s in Venice Italy and traded in West Africa. These are 5 layers of glass that were hand cut and polished that create the beautiful chevron design. They are over 200 years old and have been traded throughout 3 different continents, but they are very well made and in great condition. Some beads have minor pitting, but this only adds to the beauty of their vintage age.

Approximate Number of Beads: 200
Bead Size: 6-8mm x 3-5mm
Hole Size: 2mm
Strand Length: 36"

ita ito: string together

Our business is rooted in our love of hand craftsmanship, history, and authenticity. We work carefully to source items that are uniquely hand-made as well as hard to find vintage items from remote areas in Africa. Sourced from materials (such as recycled glass and metal) that use low impact, sustainable and ethical processes, we employ artisans and craftspeople in a place rich with bead making history.

We believe in supplying designers and collectors with the most beautiful handmade items that not only have a rich history, but will last for generations. We love these beads and we love seeing beads transform into beautiful jewelry designs. We source directly from the makers so our items are priced at wholesale, but we offer discount prices for bulk orders. Please send us a screenshot of orders over $300 and will send customized order with discount

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