Re: opinions please
Re: opinions please -- sammi_tenn Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: stefany Post Reply
12/26/2019, 03:22:36

the first image of the oval blue-green beads with dots filled with gold paint -these are moulded Czech, mid -20th C. made for strands of islamic prayer beads. they imitate the patterns on more valuable prayer strands of ivory or black coral, etc. where the patterns are of hammered inlaid silver wire "pinheads"- a technique sometimes called "pique". -(with an acute accent on the e)

the juicy yellows resemble beads that may be from China, Japan or Indonesia?

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