Antique Green Heart Bead Necklace with 12 Tahitian Pearls
Beautiful very old medium size Coral colored green heart Venetian glass trade beads with 12 Tahitian Pearls. The necklace is approximately38" long and the size of the beads is 6 - 8 mm in diameter. Strung on antique brown leather with adjustable closure.
Venetian trade beads used in the African trade early 1800's. It is not uncommon for some of the beads for old beads such as these to be chipped due to age and to show parts of the underlying translucent glass of the green layer.