A goodly number of these could be authentic...
Re: TUTTI FRUTTI -- Timbuk-2 Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: mosquitobay Post Reply
04/11/2017, 10:10:45

It is difficult to tell on the lot because of pictures, etc, and some or possibly all could be new, but I wouldn't want to be fooled by color or style. Remember the Black Sea trade was quite a bit different in color choices and bead styles.

Look back at a fairly recent post on Black Sea trade with comments by myself and Will.

I will be making another posting soon of more ancient beads from the Black Sea trade or that were influenced thereby.


Below, similar beads from a very reputable source:

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