Aventurine over red core
Re: Close inspection of Indonesian (Javanese?) beads -- Rosanna Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: Rosanna Post Reply
06/10/2017, 14:05:11

The Indonesians are making very attractive beads with aventurine decoration and with a entire layer of aventurine over a red core.

For this design, the only real contrast is that the red core on Venetian beads of this type is the characteristic brick red. The Indo beads have a much lighter red core. These beads are finished beautifully - no rough glass on the ends, and the holes are large & clean.

RFIndoAvJun17a.jpg (33.3 KB)  RFIndoAvJun17b.jpg (43.4 KB)  


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