Gold Trail Aventurine Glass And Goldtone Beads

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Strung on nylon-coated steel jewellery wire, these 1930s graduated aventurine trail glass and old goldtone beads are rare and very eye-catching.  Each bead has been made by swirling aventurine glass trails over the cream background glass beads.  

 

Aventurine is a liquid glass containing copper, or gold metal fragments, which is trailed over, or through the bead and become suspended in, or on the surface of the bead, once the glass has cooled and hardened.  These are traditionally Italian by manufacture, although trail glass was also popular in Czechoslovakia and each bead is made individually, so they are all unique.  

 

The beads, which are graduated with the largest at the front, measure from 6-18mm each, and there are two similar aventurine trailed conical beads in the centre of the necklace.  They are separated by graduating old goldtone bead spacers and brass washers with clusters, or individual cream ruffled glass beads.  

 

The necklace measures 48cms (just under 19 inches) long, and contains 25 gold aventurine trailed beads. The clasp is the original brass barrel screw clasp.

 

The necklace is secure and in excellent condition.  There is no visible damage to the beads and it is very pretty example of this style necklace.

 

To buy this Necklace for £98

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