Antique Glass Nailhead Beads – Metallic Hematite 11mm Round


Antique glass nailhead beads in metallic hematite

4 in stock


These unusually large antique Bohemian glass nailhead beads feature a distressed metallic hematite color. The top side is faceted, and each bead measures approximately 11 mm round, with a single hole.


✭ Material = glass
✭ Size = 11 mm
✭ Quantity = 24 beads

These beads were produced between 1865 – 1915. 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 🙂

Additional information

Weight .15 oz
Dimensions 1 × 1 × .15 in