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Vintage Murano Millefiori Venetian Glass Graduated Egg Bead on Chain Necklace

Vintage Murano Millefiori Venetian Glass Graduated Egg Bead on Chain Necklace

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Absolutely awesome Old glass eye beads light blue

Absolutely awesome Old glass eye beads light blue

LARGE OVAL VENETIAN LATTACHINO BEAD NECKLACE WITH GOLD ADVENTURINE. C1920

LARGE OVAL VENETIAN LATTACHINO BEAD NECKLACE WITH GOLD ADVENTURINE. C1920

VINTAGE ANTIQUE VENETIAN FANCY AVENTURINE ROSE FEATHER TRADE GLASS BEAD NECKLACE

VINTAGE ANTIQUE VENETIAN FANCY AVENTURINE ROSE FEATHER TRADE GLASS BEAD NECKLACE

VINTAGE EDWARDIAN VENETIAN FEATHER AVENTURINE END OF DAY GLASS BEAD NECKLACE

VINTAGE EDWARDIAN VENETIAN FEATHER AVENTURINE END OF DAY GLASS BEAD NECKLACE

RARE Venetian Gold Foil Aventurine Feather Silver Sheen Art Glass Bead Necklace | eBay

RARE Venetian Gold Foil Aventurine Feather Silver Sheen Art Glass Bead Necklace | eBay

Venetian Sample Card

Venetian Sample Card

In 1804, from the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition we learn of considerable use of trade beads with the Indians. The rugged early fur trappers or mountain men exchanged countless millions of these glass trade beads for vast fortunes in valuable furs. The beads, in turn, became a source of wealth and prestige among the Indians and were frequently traded among the various bands and tribes, following ancient Indian trade routes.

In 1804, from the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition we learn of considerable use of trade beads with the Indians. The rugged early fur trappers or mountain men exchanged countless millions of these glass trade beads for vast fortunes in valuable furs. The beads, in turn, became a source of wealth and prestige among the Indians and were frequently traded among the various bands and tribes, following ancient Indian trade routes.