TheBeadChest Antique Venetian Millefiori Beads: Genuine African Trade Beads, Imported from West Africa, Full Strand

TheBeadChest Antique Venetian Millefiori Beads: Genuine African Trade

Take a look at this beautiful antique strand of Venetian Millefiori trade beads! Celebrated among the most distinctive of beads, the Millefiori has become nearly synonymous with the West African Trade. Made from famed Murano glass, Millefiori beads derive their name from the Italian words for “Thousand Flowers” due to the characteristic floral motifs that decorate their surface. Millefiori beads were made throughout the 19th and 20th century primarily for export to Africa. Today they are found in many countries including Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and Ghana where they are also known by their Ashanti name “Chachasao”. Most beads are commonly cylindrical in shape but other varieties exist including rectangular, oval, and sometimes even hexagonal beads. Please note: a large majority of The Bead Chest products are handmade. Therefore, the tone, brightness, and/or color of the product received may very from the photo. Additionally, any sizes and/or bead counts mentioned are approximations and may vary up to 10-15% from the stated number.

  • Color: Id #5985
  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B07RJH4WZD

Antique Millefiori Trade Bead Bracelet with Lapis Lazuli - 7 Inches Long Handmade African Trade Bead Bracelet by Miller Mae Designs

Antique Millefiori Trade Bead Bracelet with Lapis Lazuli

This bracelet features an antique millefiori trade focal bead with faceted blue lapis lazuli, ostrich shell discs, green chalcedony, hammered Indian brass beads, and bone beads around the back. These antique millefiori stretch bracelets are one of a kind - we literally cannot make another of these exact bracelets. Bracelets are 7 inches (circumference) These Antique Millefiori Beads are absolutely beautifully handcrafted: the patterns are amazing. They were made in Venice in the 1800s, and later traded throughout Africa as currency. Fast forward a couple hundred years, and they've made their way to us - and soon to you (quite the trip)!

  • Color: Green, Blue, White
  • Brand: MILLER MAE DESIGNS
  • ASIN: B07DM75DYB

Antique Venetian Millefiori glass trade beads

Antique Venetian Millefiori glass trade

These are rare Venetian Antique Millefiori glass trade beads. These beads were used in the African Trade in the late 1800's to early 1900's mostly found in Ghana West Africa. The condition of these beads are good. Minor nicks due to age of the beads These beads are great for your jewelry design or for your collections, These beads are hard to find, Size : 12 x 14mm average size bead. The sale is for these 65 amazing beads. These are great Rare Beads.

  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B074247S86
  • UPC: 784008551695

TheBeadChest Oval Antique Venetian African Millefiori Trade Beads #2281 11mm Ghana Multicolor Glass Large Hole 32-35 inches Handmade

TheBeadChest Oval Antique Venetian African Millefiori Trade Beads

WOW! Take a look at this beautiful antique strand of Venetian Millefiori trade beads! Celebrated among the most distinctive of beads, the Millefiori has become nearly synonymous with the West African Trade. Made from famed Murano glass, Millefiori beads derive their name from the Italian words for “Thousand Flowers” due to the characteristic floral motifs that decorate their surface. Millefiori beads were made throughout the 19th and 20th century primarily for export to Africa. Today they are found in many countries including Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and Ghana where they are also known by their Ashanti name “Chachasao”. Most beads are commonly cylindrical in shape however oval-shaped beads such as those shown here are more rare and difficult to find. The strand pictured is an authentic strand of African Trade Beads and will include a unique mix of different colored beads. Look carefully and you may see that some rare varieties of Venetian trade beads are also mixed in including feather beads, fancy beads, and rare varieties of French Cross Beads. This is an old strand and some beads may be damaged or chipped due to age however it is in overall good condition. Great for the bead connoisseur and amateur collector alike. These unusual beads may be worn “as...

  • Brand: The Bead Chest
  • ASIN: B06XBQ585N

Antique Venetian Millefiori Glass Trade Beads

Antique Venetian Millefiori Glass Trade

These are authentic rare old beautiful Antique strand of Venetian Millefiori glass trade beads, These beads were used in African Trade in late 1800's to early 1900's. The condition is pristine. Bead Size: 14-18x10mm average size bead. You will receive 43 beads Length: 28 inches

  • Color: multi
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07Q1FXGY8
  • UPC: 742948938976

Black/Green Antique Venetian Millefiori Bead Bracelet with Lava Stone - 7 Inches Long Handmade African Trade Bead Bracelet by Miller Mae Designs

Black/Green Antique Venetian Millefiori Bead Bracelet with Lava

This bracelet features 2 antique millefiori trade focal beads with lava stone, naga conch shell beads, Ethiopian brass beads, hammered Indian brass beads, and bone beads around the back. These antique millefiori stretch bracelets are one of a kind - we literally cannot make another of these exact bracelets. Bracelets are 7 inches (circumference) These Antique Millefiori Beads are absolutely beautifully handcrafted: the patterns are amazing. They were made in Venice in the 1800s, and later traded throughout Africa as currency. Fast forward a couple hundred years, and they've made their way to us - and soon to you (quite the trip)!

  • Color: Black, Green, White
  • Brand: MILLER MAE DESIGNS
  • ASIN: B07DM8KFPZ

Antique Venetian Melon Old Green Chevron Oval glass African trade beads

Antique Venetian Melon Old Green Chevron Oval glass

Antique Venetian Melon Green oval Chevron glass African Trade Beads These are old Venetian Antique Chevron glass African trade beads. These beads were used in the African Trade in the to early 1900's mostly found in Ghana West Africa. The condition of these beads are good. Minor nicks due to age of the beads These beads are great for your jewelry design or for your collections. Size of the Bead: 10-12x9mm 31 inches long strand

  • Color: green
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07BF6DLVL
  • UPC: 784008557024

3PSC -Ghana antique Venetian millefiori red banded Rare glass African trade beads

3PSC -Ghana antique Venetian millefiori red banded Rare

These are 3 beautiful old Venetian millefiori banded Antique glass African trade beads. These beads are beautiful with great colors. It was used in the African trade in the early 1900's. The condition is very good. Minor wear and nick due to age of the beads Size: 31x12mm diameter average size bead. The sale is for 3 beads

  • Color: White, red, blue and yellow
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B0791N4S2V
  • UPC: 784008555334

Antique Venetian Millefiori Glass Trade Beads

Antique Venetian Millefiori Glass Trade

These are authentic rare old beautiful Antique strand of Venetian Millefiori glass trade beads, These beads were used in African Trade in late 1800's to early 1900's. The condition is pristine. Bead Size: 14-22x10mm average size bead. You will receive 40 beads Length: 28 inches

  • Color: multi
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07NR7LW8T
  • UPC: 742948938983

Antique Venetian Millefiori Beaded Bracelet with Sodalite - 7 Inches Long Handmade African trade bead bracelet by Miller Mae Designs

Antique Venetian Millefiori Beaded Bracelet with Sodalite -

This bracelet features 3 antique millefiori focal beads with faceted blue sodalite, pyrite (fool's gold), brass beads hand-cast in India, and bone beads around the back. These antique millefiori stretch bracelets are one of a kind - we literally cannot make another of these exact bracelets. Bracelets are 7 inches (circumference) These Antique Millefiori Beads are absolutely beautifully handcrafted: the patterns are amazing. They were made in Venice in the 1800s, and later traded throughout Africa as currency. Fast forward a couple hundred years, and they've made their way to us - and soon to you (quite the trip)!

  • Color: Blue, Yellow, White
  • Brand: MILLER MAE DESIGNS
  • ASIN: B077LXY8CM

Antique Venetian Millefiori Glass Trade Beads

Antique Venetian Millefiori Glass Trade

These are authentic rare old beautiful Antique strand of Venetian Millefiori glass trade beads, These beads were used in African Trade in late 1800's to early 1900's. The condition is pristine. Bead Size: 16x8mm average size bead. You will receive 44 beads

  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B074237J9K
  • UPC: 784008551688

Antique Venetian Millefiori glass trade beads

Antique Venetian Millefiori glass trade

These are rare Venetian Antique Millefiori glass trade beads. These beads were used in the African Trade in the late 1800's to early 1900's mostly found in Ghana West Africa. The condition of these beads are good. Minor nicks due to age of the beads These beads are great for your jewelry design or for your collections, These beads are hard to find, Size : 12 x 14mm average size bead. The sale is for these 65 amazing beads. These are great Rare Beads.

  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07424V46K
  • UPC: 784008551701

Antique Venetian Millefiori Bead Bracelet with Conch Shell Beads and Sodalite - 7 Inches Long Handmade African Trade Bead Bracelet by Miller Mae Designs

Antique Venetian Millefiori Bead Bracelet with Conch Shell

This bracelet features 3 antique millefiori focal beads with conch shell and sodalite accents and bone beads around the back. These antique millefiori stretch bracelets are one of a kind - we literally cannot make another of these exact bracelets. Bracelets are 7 inches (circumference) These Antique Millefiori Beads are absolutely beautifully handcrafted: the patterns are amazing. They were made in Venice in the 1800s, and later traded throughout Africa as currency. Fast forward a couple hundred years, and they've made their way to us - and soon to you (quite the trip)!

  • Color: Navy, Yellow, White
  • Brand: MILLER MAE DESIGNS
  • ASIN: B077LXTSY4

strand of Venetian antique wound glass trade beads

strand of Venetian antique wound glass trade

These are authentic rare old beautiful Antique strand of Venetian Wound Brick glass trade beads, These beads were used in African Trade in late 1800's to early 1900's. The condition is pristine. Measures:6x5mm average size bead. length of the strand: 28.5 inches

  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07BF9BG19
  • UPC: 784008557031

Antique Venetian Green Banded millefiori Glass Trade Beads

Antique Venetian Green Banded millefiori Glass Trade

These are authentic rare old beautiful Antique strand of Venetian Millefiori glass trade beads, These beads were used in African Trade in late 1800's to early 1900's. The condition is pristine. Bead Size: 20x7mm average size bead. You will receive 40 beads Length: 28 inches

  • Color: multi
  • Brand: Seed Bead Source
  • ASIN: B07Q2B6HS5
  • UPC: 742948938990
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