Antique Peking Glass Beads

Antique Peking Glass Beads

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Handmade wound glass beads 
Manufactured as early as the mid 1600's and not after the late 1800"s
Beads measure approximately  8mm and are of a beautiful translucent red hue

Historical notes
The glass monopoly in China was broken after the collapse of the Tang Dynasty in 906 AD. After which the size and quantity of glass beads increased for both The Asian seafaring trade as well as for transport to the far-flung minority tribal people's near China.

Listed price is for a single bead

We likely have more in stock than shown
Please contact us for bulk purchase discounts