String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 31.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
12 transparent amethyst and opalescent swirl, barrel-shape, bumpy; 12 transparent amethyst "crackle", 4-sided (concave) bicones; 6 transparent amethyst and opalescent swirls, lampworked (2 cylinders, 2 ovoid tabular, 2 barrel shape with uneven surface); 31 transparent light amethyst circular faceted. Strung on linen with brass bead tips, gold filigree oval hook snap clasp and jump ring.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source