• AUD $470.00

    Antique Venetian Trade Beads

    A longer string of Antique Venetian Glass Trade Beads, mainly 19th Century. Collected in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan (where we found them.) Mostly opaque black “eye beads” with tiny white dots, some with traces of pale blue or pink over the white.(these were very popular as a defence against...
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    Antique Venetian Trade Beads

    Sorry, this superb string of old beads is no loner available. We may however still have a similar one. A shorter string of Antique Venetian Glass Trade Beads, mainly 19th Century. Collected in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan (where we found them.) Mostly opaque black “eye beads” with tiny white...
  • AUD $220.00

    Antique Venetian Trade Beads

    A shortish lighter necklace featuring Antique Venetian Glass Trade Beads, mainly 19th Century. Collected in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan (where we found them.) And possibly one or two old West Afrian ones I’ve used for their small size. Mostly opaque black “eye beads” with tiny white dots, some with...
  • AUD $140.00

    Lakai Uzbek Bedding Decoration

    “Segusha” are decorative embroidered embellishments, whose original function, tucked into and suspended from the rolled and stacked bedding, stowed against the wall of the yurt during the day, was both to add protection, and even more colour. That is, of course, whilst exposing the family wealth and embroidery skills, for...
  • AUD $120.00

    Lakai Uzbek Bedding Decoration

    Dynamicly swirling Suzani-like embroidered Uzbek bedding decoration, probably Lakai, but hard to be certain. “Segusha” are decorative embroidered embellishments, whose original function, tucked into and suspended from the rolled and stacked bedding, stowed against the wall of the yurt during the day, was both to add protection, and even more...
  • AUD $130.00

    Uzbek 'segusha' Bedding Decoration

    “Segusha” are decorative embroidered embellishments, whose original function, tucked into and suspended from the rolled and stacked bedding, stowed against the wall of the yurt during the day, was both to add protection, and even more colour. That is, of course, whilst exposing the family wealth and embroidery skills, for...