|Re: Chinese so-called "Peking" Ruby-Red Glass Beads|
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I don't understand the comment about Boshan factories being "destroyed during WWII" (?). Boshan bead factories persist into the 2000s, and were certainly operating in the '80s when Kan and Sprague (separately) documented this industry.
* This red glass is visually distinguishable from early-20th C. red "Peking glass" that was a more muted tone, and the glass more typically bubbly; and from the antique translucent copper-red beads of a dusky tone (published by Peter Francis).