String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 38.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
20 opaque white, blue, and amethyst swirls in colorless ovoid core with opaque white and amethyst swirls in colorless thick ribbed spiraled trails, lampworked; 12 transparent amethyst encased in transparent opalescent , mold-pressed, spiral fluted barrel; 11 translucent pink opalescent(?), mold-pressed, circular; 21 opaque white, circular; 67 opaque blue seed beads. Strung on monofilament with gold-tone rondelles on ends of swirls, gold toned and rhinestone ovoid snap clasp.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source