Seller: venetianbeads.perleavenezia (62) 100%, Location: Venezia, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282003556320 Condition: Great condition., Material: Glass, Provenance: Murano - Venezia - Italia, Details: A set of "wedding cake" or "fiorate" glass beads, in great overall condition. This kind of beads was destinated to the african trade, as well to the European and American markets. They could be dated with a with a reasonable accuracy looking at the hole and at the kind of work, and also for the quality of the colours. Please have a look at "Ercole Moretti. Un secolo di perle veneziane e di prestigiosi manufatti in vetro", by Gianni Moretti, Arcari Editore, Venezia 2009. Page 60, pic. 64. Size: from 7mm. from hole to hole up to 9mm. 17 beads.