String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 32.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
24 foils, ovoid, silver foil encased in transparent turquoise blue, lampworked; 12 foils, opaque "black" with opaque brick red and white swirls overlaid with band of silver foil then polychrome "crumbs", circular; 22 various shades of transparent turquoise (17 circular, 7 faceted, 2 ovoid faceted, 1 square bicone, 1 blue with opaque white swirl, 1 pear shape and paneled); (2 dark turquoise - 1 ovoid and wound, 1 large faced bicone)
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source