Antique Glass Sew Ons – Dark Metallic Hematite Faceted Ovals


Bohemian glass flat back sew on beads – dark hematite ovals

2 in stock


These antique Bohemian glass sew on beads showcase a cute oval shape. The color is a dark metallic hematite or pewter, and the faceted tops add beautiful sparkle. Each bead measures approximately 5×3 mm, with a single hole.


✭ Material = glass
✭ Size = 5×3 mm
✭ Quantity = 1 strand of 48 beads

They 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.

This listing is for one strand of these fabulous old beads, the strand measures approximately 7″ long when untied (or 3.5″ when looped closed) and contains about 48 beads.

Additional information

Weight .20 oz
Dimensions 1.5 × 1.5 × .5 in