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MILLEFIORI ~ Glass Bead

MILLEFIORI ~ Glass Bead


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre 1492: Item # 1195136

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This is a MILLEFIORI Glass Bead from Italy. It measures about 3/8" X 5/16" ( 0.9 cm X 0.8 cm ). These beads were traded by the Spaniards to the American Indians. Millefiori in Italian means Thousand Flowers. These beads were handmade under the flame using Murano glass canes or rods.