These vintage Japanese glass beads were handmade in the early 1960’s. This style of artisan crafted millefiori beads is known as Tombo glass. The beads have an opaque red base with a multicolored floral design. They measure 8mm each, and you’ll receive 6 beads.
MATERIALS, MEASUREMENTS & QUANTITIES
✭ Material = glass
✭ Size = 8 mm
✭ Quantity = 6 beads
These artisan lamp work glass beads were made in Occupied Japan. Since each bead was individually crafted by hand, there will be minor variance from one to the next . Some will be ever so slightly bigger or smaller, there may be slight variation in shape, and the placement of the pattern will be random. These little quirks are testament to their handmade vintage nature.
Some of the photos show large quantities, since this is a great way to convey shape and color. This listing is for ONE lot of 6 of these uncommon old beads.