Genuine antique chevron bead 7-layer - 318
An old seven-layer glass chevron bead from the early 1900s. Multi-layered chevron beads such as this were originally made in Murano, Venice, and were transported to North Africa in the 16th century where they were used for trading. They are often used as decorative whole beads in necklaces or slices of the beads are used as central pieces in rings.
1.8 cm (dia.) x 1.2 cm