String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 40.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
14 foils, silver foil encased in colorless and transparent turquoise blue, lampworked (4 spiral fluted ovals, 5 spiral fluted circles, 5 "crumb" circles); 54 circular transparent turquoise blue (1 faceted and dimpled surface); 2 transparent turquoise blue ovoids with rough surface; 4 translucent turquoise cores encased in opalescent, mold-pressed; 2 translucent turquoise with white swirls, circular triangle; 3 transparent turquoise blue with opaque white swirls (2 ovoid, 1 circular), wound; 1 circular opalescent turquoise, mold-pressed; 2 colorless with opaque white and turquoise swirls, circular triangle. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source