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Treasure Bell Glass Trade Beads Thailand Asian

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Title Treasure Bell Glass Trade Beads Thailand Asian
Type of Object Glass trade beads, brass (metal content unknown)
Made In Beads made in Europe and Asia, necklace made in Thailand
Approximate Age Late 19th to mid 20th century
Overall Condition Good. 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 Pitting, chips, tarnishing bells.
Bead Size 2-6 mm dia. .5 x .5 inches pendant. See picture with penny for size comparison.
Strand Length 34 inches (Including raffia/string)

Picture is an example. Yours will be very similar.

Additional information: "Treasure necklaces" like these were made from a mix of European glass trade beads, brass rings, bells and more. They were most common in East Asian countries like Burma and Thailand.

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