[Picked from ETSY]
+ Title – Venetian Trade Beads Yellow Africa Loose
+ Type of Object – Wound and decorated glass
+ Made In – Venice
+ Traded In – Africa
+ 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, chipping, minor decoration loss
+ Bead Size – 8-9 mm diameter, 1-2 mm hole size(measurement is approximate). See picture with penny for size comparison. U.S. penny is 19mm in diameter.
Additional information: The term "Trade Beads" typically applies to beads made predominately in Venice and Bohemia