These Venetian glass trade beads were made in the 1700's for the African trade routes. They are known as green Hearts because the exterior while a terra-cotta red in color of the interior of the beads are green. 2 strands are available and both are 37" in length and graduated in size from 6-11mm in diameter. They each weigh around 5oz. They are in very good condition with only a few per strand chipped. Sold per strand at $60 each shipped.
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