Czech Glass "Snake Vertebrae" Bead Strand  Ca. 1920's
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Czech Glass "Snake Vertebrae" Bead Strand  Ca. 1920's Czech Glass "Snake Vertebrae" Bead Strand  Ca. 1920's Czech Glass "Snake Vertebrae" Bead Strand  Ca. 1920's Czech Glass "Snake Vertebrae" Bead Strand  Ca. 1920's Czech Glass "Snake Vertebrae" Bead Strand  Ca. 1920's

Czech Glass "Snake Vertebrae" Bead Strand Ca. 1920's

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  • Czech Glass "Snake Vertebrae" Beads Ca. 1920's
  • These excellent innovative molded beads were developed for the African Trade Bead market in Czechoslovakia beginning in the 1920's.
  • Made in a chevron shape to resemble authentic snake vertebrae bones that were worn as a talisman to protect the wearer against snakebite. These beads were traded extensively in Nigeria and Mali, much beloved for their classic warm colors.
  • Bead size approx. 9mm
  • Strand length approx. 26" ( beaded section 22")
  • These strands are lovingly restrung by our NYC staff on a fresh cotton cord with an Indian Whiteheart button clasp.


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