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New article: First Evidence of sub-Saharan Africa glassmaking -Science Daily --- JP ( 2018-01-21 08:58 ) (38 reads)
Smoky Amethyst Chinese Glass & Kuo Cloisonne - dropping the other shoe --- beadiste ( 2018-01-19 11:23 ) (69 reads) file img
Lalique beads? --- birdi ( 2018-01-10 17:54 ) (154 reads) file img
Re. Hitting "Private Reply" when you initiate a thread.... --- Joyce ( 2018-01-21 08:39 ) (22 reads)
  • Thanks Joyce- I thought I had accidentally selected the private reply option when replying (no text) --- Rosanna ( 2018-01-21 09:12 ) (1 reads)
Japanese Ceramic Ojime or Button? --- beadiste ( 2018-01-18 17:29 ) (111 reads) link file img
Who’s going to Tucson?? --- Rosanna ( 2018-01-17 09:21 ) (88 reads)
Traditional bead shop signs, in or near Beijing, c. 1930s-40s --- jrj ( 2017-12-29 00:52 ) (284 reads) file img
Time for a trip report: Murano! --- floorkasp ( 2018-01-14 12:34 ) (187 reads) file img
Bead ID please --- bonpo ( 2018-01-13 20:49 ) (215 reads) file img
Because it's Sunday --- jrj ( 2018-01-14 23:52 ) (125 reads) file img
  • Re: Because it's Sunday (no text) --- kika ( 2018-01-15 00:50 ) (21 reads)
  • very impressive and interesting! Thanks!! (no text) --- kika ( 2018-01-15 00:52 ) (14 reads)
Chinese so-called "Peking" Ruby Red Glass Beads - pre WWII vs 1990s --- beadiste ( 2018-01-09 12:42 ) (164 reads) file img
help with identifying beads --- titi16 ( 2018-01-14 12:03 ) (136 reads) file img
Please help bead-id eye bead asia? --- beads-de ( 2018-01-11 23:04 ) (151 reads) file img
Stone Beads of South and Southeast Asia....... --- bob ( 2018-01-09 10:42 ) (215 reads) file img
  • Thanks Bob, I didn't know about it. (no text) --- Joyce ( 2018-01-09 19:39 ) (21 reads)
    • My computer warned me to not install, at the risk of receiving malware. (no text) --- Beadman ( 2018-01-12 01:57 ) (14 reads)
More Miriam Haskell Mysteries --- beadiste ( 2018-01-09 14:39 ) (123 reads) file img
Those light blue glass beads with engraved shou character in a Haskell style necklace --- beadiste ( 2018-01-11 22:48 ) (61 reads) file img
  • I have Chinese glass beads that are wheel-cut with shou characters. They are fairly uncommon. (no text) --- Beadman ( 2018-01-12 01:10 ) (19 reads)
Interesting 1960s? Chinese cloisonne beads from Greece --- beadiste ( 2018-01-11 12:04 ) (80 reads) file img
What are some of the good things bead collectors do? What is altruism in bead collecting? (no text) --- Frederick II ( 2018-01-05 13:12 ) (84 reads)
california friends -let us know how you are! (no text) --- Stefany ( 2018-01-10 11:08 ) (48 reads)
Murano Glass Conference --- Frederick II ( 2018-01-09 02:36 ) (127 reads)
Interesting Beads -- Any Help Appreciated! --- beadstore.com ( 2018-01-08 07:52 ) (217 reads) link file img
Pyu and Dzi's --- odan ( 2018-01-06 10:05 ) (170 reads) file img
Can anyone give me any information? --- kika ( 2018-01-08 05:58 ) (125 reads) file img
Pyu and Dzi's --- odan ( 2018-01-06 10:01 ) (114 reads) file img
Faux coral beads from the African trade --- Rosanna ( 2018-01-04 19:23 ) (152 reads) file img
Please help bead id Fayence ? --- beads-de ( 2017-12-30 08:54 ) (233 reads) file img
New Year Show & Tell - White Beads --- Rosanna ( 2018-01-01 11:07 ) (194 reads) file img
1930s Haskell-style Bookchain Chinese Charm Necklace --- beadiste ( 2018-01-01 10:35 ) (160 reads) file img
Nice Mandarin court necklace set in wicker box --- beadiste ( 2017-12-30 11:41 ) (170 reads) file img

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