String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 39.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
57 aventurine. 9 ovoid opaque brick red overlaid with aventurine with roses and forget-me-nots, marvered, lampworked; 14 distorted circular opaque brick red with aventurine (some opaque pale green) flecks, lampworked; 4 medium circular, opaque brick red overlaid with aventurine, lampworked; 30 circular, aventurine encased in transparent pale amber (1 medium, 29 small); 1 circular aventurine; 8 circular, band of "painted" silver foil encased in opalescent, lampworked; 8 spiral fluted ovoids, opaque light blue encased in colorless, lampworked; 4 translucent light blue (2 rhomboid shape, 2 circular); 3 opaque light blue satin encased in colorless; zig-zag rim disc, pressed; 1 opaque blue melon ribbed truncated bicone, mold-pressed; 1 opaque light blue swirls encased in colorless, pear shaped, wound.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source