Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit, ca. 13th to 14th century CE. A gorgeous necklace comprised of 90 red glass beads of varying sizes around the strand, and three beads - two small and one large - composing the dangling pendant. The beads vary in color between crimson, ruby, russet, coral, maroon, burgundy, and fuchsia, with some bearing darker swirled inclusions. Strung on a modern nylon strand, this is a wonderful and wearable set of ancient beads! Size (necklace): 12.75" L (32.4 cm); size (largest bead): 0.625" W (1.6 cm).
Provenance: private Missouri, USA collection, acquired between 1965 and the 1970s
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