These antique Bohemian glass sew on beads showcase shades of blue swirled with white. This color style is often called “End of Day” glass, because the glass makers would create it by mixing together whatever glass colors were left over at the end of the day.
These beads have smooth domed tops and flat backs, with a single hole. They measure about 5mm each.
MATERIALS, MEASUREMENTS & QUANTITIES
✭ Material = glass
✭ Size = 5 mm
✭ Quantity = 24 beads
These beads were produced between the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. They were used predominantly by the garment industry, as their flat backs make them excellent for embellishing clothing and other fabrics. They were also used as jewelry components, strung with thread or wire.
Some of the photos show large quantities, since this is a great way to convey color and cut. This listing is for ONE lot of 24 of these uncommon old beads. They are ideal for jewelry design, bead embroidery, crazy quilting, scrapbooking, mixed media art and anything else your creative heart desires 🙂