Antiquie Venetian “Skunk” Beads, Aspeos and Cornaline d’Aleppo beads.
Knotted on waxed cord and fnished with a Sterling Slver “S” hook. Necklace measures 21″ with clasp.
Beads measure 6mm to 16mm
Beads primarily made by Muranos and Venetians. Muranese beadmakes entered the bead business in the second half of the 15th Century.
The term Cornaline d’Aleppo (French for carnelian from Aleppo) was used as early as 1870 to describe beads more commonly called white hearts, which are made of glass