That thread, both from 2008/2015, is still saved on the Classifieds, under "Contemporary"
Items #48 and #72 have the "wonky" Chinese chevrons from around 2008
Where am I?
These are interesting beads! The inconsistency is curious. But the bright red layer screams "new bead". Most recently, I've seen them at the Marin Indian Show, misrepresented.
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I refer to those pix every time I have a suspicion!
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