|Another "frit-core" mystery|
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But it appears to be built around a grey, ground glass paste (?) base. Is it possible that a Venetian or other European bead making center used this type of base at some point? Jamey's speculation that maybe the French used this technique is intriguing.
Jamey, you have the most info and interest in this subject. If you would like this bead for study please let me know and I'll send it to you.