String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 53.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
All aventurine. 1 round tabular, opaque light turquoise, aventurine pieces, 3 roses and blue and white forget-me-nots encased in colorless, lampworked; 16 round tabular (7 turquoise pieces, 9 opaque light blue pieces) and aventurine pieces encased in colorless, lampworked; 13 circular, either opaque blue pieces with aventurine pieces encased in colorless, lampworked; 5 circular, opaque blue transparent blue and aventurine pieces, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen with brass bead tips and brass screw barrel clasp.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source