3 Beads

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Object Name: 
3 Beads
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(a) H: 3.5 cm, Diam (max): 1.1 cm; (b) H: 2.3 cm, Diam (max): 1.1 cm; (c) H: 2 cm, Diam (max): 1.1 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
3 Beads. Millefiori - two beads with black cores; one with a red core; full millefiori with cellular effect; angular eyes of yellow center, red, white and dark blue (two beads); three beads, yellow centers, blue, white and red rings; in each case outer coat same material as core; squeezed core to outside.
Lamb, Alastair, Source