String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 38.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
15 foils, spiraled circular silver foil encased in transparent turquoise and colorless, lampworked; 26 circular transparent turquoise; 31 opalescent rhomboids; 8 square opalescent circular (faceted); 9 translucent opalescent (variety of shapes - mostly circular); 5 transparent turquoise spiral fluted ovoid tabular; 1 transparent turquoise square pear shape. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source