Glass Bead - Assorted Size and Color
Glass beads were a valued trade item during the fur trade era on the Pacific Northwest Coast. The beads were made in glass factories in Bohemia and shipped across Russia to China, then shipped to Alaska and traded down the coast.
Antique trade beads are treasured by collectors.
Reproduction beads, like this one are available today and allow everyone to experience a little bit of Northwest Coast History.
Measurements are approximate each bead is unique and size may vary.
- Large: 0.5" x 0.5"
- Medium: 0.4" x 0.4"
- Small: 0.3" x 0.3"