A Viking Green Glass Bead, ca. 9th - 11th century CE
A Viking Green Glass Bead, ca. 9th - 11th century CE
A Viking Green Glass Bead, ca. 9th - 11th century CE

A Viking Green Glass Bead, ca. 9th - 11th century CE

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This pretty emerald-colored bead of transparent glass has been drawn and constricted into eight segments. It has been strung on a modern 18K yellow gold chain that is adjustable to 18 inches. Segmented beads, such as this example, have been found in various Viking age sites in Scandinavia.

Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall. 

Dimensions: Bead length: 3/4 inch (1.9 cm).  The 18K gold modern chain is adjustable up to 18" (45.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex. Cyrus Collection, acquired from Edward Safani, (1912-1998), NYC.

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