Venetian "Tic-Tac-Toe" Glass Trade Beads, Strand
Highly prized among collectors for its unique and fun design, this Venetian-made glass bead was made to be traded in Ghana in the 1880’s. Brick red with black eyes and red/white candy cane effect creating what re-enactment folks call "tic-tac-toe" beads! Average size is 18mm long x 12mm diameter with a 2.5mm hole for stringing. Also available as a single bead. 43 beads on this strand. Beads are in excellent condition!