|Title||Ancient Roman Glass Fragment Beads Blue Afghanistan|
|Type of Object||Glass fragments|
|Made In||Ancient Rome|
|Approximate Age||Ancient--exact age is unknown.|
|Overall Condition||Good to fair. Some of our beads have traveled at least three continents, and have graced numerous owners. Small chips, corrosion, and pitting are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.|
|Damage/Repair||Beads showing the effects of age, some are chipped and/or scratched, a couple may have breaks|
|Bead Size||3-6 mm diameter. See picture with penny for size comparison (US penny is 19mm diameter).|
|Strand Length||25 inches of beads.|
Picture is an example, yours will be very similar.
This strand is not intended to be a ready-to-wear necklace. Although the strand can be worn "as is," the raffia/string holding it together is not durable and may break with use. For this reason, we recommend that you restring the beads before wearing them.
Additional information: To learn more about these and other ancient beads, please read A BEAD TIMELINE (Lankton).