Bead trade in Black Sea region
Re: Tentative answer 2 - Kerch -- Will Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: mosquitobay Post Reply
03/18/2017, 08:51:29

A great topic Will, I have also been fascinated by this region. It seems to have a rich but relatively unknown history (to my knowledge) when it comes to beads. I have heard of some Russian research on the subject, but information is hard to find.

I have seen examples of mosaic glass beads that are similar to more "western" beads, yet with slight differences in color and style.

A couple of examples below, 10 beads about 9 to 11 mm in diameter:

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