String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 48.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
Miscellaneous aventurine - 2 barrel shape, swirls of aventurine encased in transparent amber, lampworked; 1 colorless core with opaque green overlaid then encased in colorless with aventurine stripes, circular, lampworked; 1 small circular, aventurine encased in colorless, lampworked; 9 circular opaque core with aventurine pieces encased in colorless, lampworked (2 turquoise, 2 red, 1 cobalt blue, 1 grey, 1 dark turquoise, 1 black, 1 opalescent with pink); 37 circular opaque pieces and aventurine pieces encased in colorless, lampworked ( 1 yellow, 5 pale blue, 5 red or red-orange, 13 multicolored, 6 white, 1 blue, 3 turquoise, 2 amethyst, 1 deep blue). 53 colorless circular faceted, mostly drawn; 1 circular transparent pale pink "crackled" or "frosted"; 1 circular pieces of opaque blue encased in colorless, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source