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19th Century Bohemian "Vaseline" Glass Diamond Shape, C
- 19th Century Bohemian "Vaseline" Glass Diamond Shape, C
- Length : Approx. 38"
- Bead Size : Approx. 15mm x 11mm
- In his book, "Beads of the World", Peter Francis, Jr. describes: "These Beads were made with a hand held mold that left a conical perforation (hole). They were then put on a stick and the facets ground (by hand). As a group, these (diamond/ saucer shape) beads were called "Vaseline" Beads by American collectors aftyer thge green color associated with the product Vaseline.
- This glorious long strand was found 20 years ago in Mali, and is strung in the same configuration as it was found.