Re: Re: Stone or Glass beads -- ancient beads Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: floorkasp Post Reply
06/02/2018, 10:25:58

Pretty much agree with the determination between stone and glass. There are quite a few examples where glass pieces have been coldworked, but carved and drilled. Glass was often traded and treated the same way as precious stone was.
The pieces that you think are amethyst, I would think are more likely to be rose quartz. Amethyst tends to be more purple, while these are more pink.

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