Late 1800s Italian Millefiori Style African Trade Bead and Carved Bead Necklace
Presented is an absolutely stunning antique Italian millefiori-style African trade beads necklace.
It dates to the late 1800s or very early 1900s.
What an interesting necklace!
This piece features millefiori style glass beads.
They are brightly colored.
The beads have a variety of millefiori designs.
There are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, brown and other colors in the beads.
There are also hand carved bovine bone beads.
It appears there are a couple of red coral beads as well.
A dramatic metal bead graces the center of the piece.
This type of necklace is highly sought after for its craftsmanship and beauty.
The piece is in wonderful condition.
There is no clasp. Simply slip it over your head to wear it.
Ready for you to love wearing!
Length: approximately 29 inches.
Described by: arb