String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.487
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 44.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
15 aventurine. 5 transparent amethyst and aventurine swirls encased in colorless, ovoid tabular with wavy edges, lampworked; 10 circular, dense aventurine pieces encased in colorless, lampworked; 44 transparent amber "crackle" or "frosted", spiral ovoid/barrel shape (14 medium, 30 small). Strung on monofilament with brass snap clasp with design of concentric circles on top, brass bead tips.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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