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Seed Beads

We're thrilled to announce our monumental special purchase of over 200,000 kilos of Handmade Vintage Italian glass beads! We've bought up oodles of exquisite examples of fine, hand-crafted vintage Murano glass beads made by Societa Veneziana Conterie. Societa Veneziana Conterie was a consortium of 16 independent Venetian bead makers that joined together from 1898-1992. When the consortium shut its doors in 1992, our friends over at Prairie Edge Trading and Galleries rescued all of the consortium's remaining stock of glass beads from an uncertain future. Earlier this summer, we scooped up the the entire lot, to ensure that these little pieces of beaded history can once again be shared and appreciated by all! Most of our Vintage Venetian Seed, Crow, and Chevron Beads were manufactured between the late 1800's and 1920's, while our colorful and intricate Murano Mosaic beads were manufactured in the 1960's-70's.
Due to the HAND-CRAFTED nature of our vintage selections, certain variances in shape, size, and uniformity are to be expected and embraced.

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Black #1 10/0
Picture of 10SV109, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Black #1 10/0
10SV109

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead White/off White Mix #1 10/0
Picture of 10SV112-1, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead White/off White Mix #1 10/0
10SV112-1

50 GM $1.95 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Yellow # 5 10/0
Picture of 10SV122-5, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Yellow # 5 10/0
10SV122-5

50 GM $2.25 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.75 ($0.04 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Yellow #6 10/0
Picture of 10SV122-6, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Yellow #6 10/0
10SV122-6

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Orange #9 10/0
Picture of 10SV138-9, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Orange #9 10/0
10SV138-9

500 GM $15.00 ($0.03 per GM)

1000 GM $25.00 ($0.03 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Red Orange #2 10/0
Picture of 10SV142-2, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Red Orange #2 10/0
10SV142-2

50 GM $2.25 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.75 ($0.04 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Red Orange #6 10/0
Picture of 10SV142-6, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Red Orange #6 10/0
10SV142-6

50 GM $2.49 ($0.05 per GM)

100 GM $4.00 ($0.04 per GM)

500 GM $10.00 ($0.02 per GM)

1000 GM $15.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Brown #1 10/0
Picture of 10SV156-1, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Brown #1 10/0
10SV156-1

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Turquoise #8 Greasy 10/0
Picture of 10SV160-8, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Turquoise #8 Greasy 10/0
10SV160-8

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Turquoise #5 10/0
Picture of 10SV162-5, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Turquoise #5 10/0
10SV162-5

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Turquoise Blue Unfinished 10/0
Picture of 10SV163-U, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Turquoise Blue Unfinished 10/0
10SV163-U

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Blue 2 10/0
Picture of 10SV172-2, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Blue 2 10/0
10SV172-2

50 GM $2.95 ($0.06 per GM)

100 GM $5.00 ($0.05 per GM)

500 GM $12.50 ($0.03 per GM)

1000 GM $20.00 ($0.02 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Blue #10 10/0
Picture of 10SV173-AS, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Blue #10 10/0
10SV173-AS

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $8.50 ($0.02 per GM)

1000 GM $14.50 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Opaque Blue 22 10/0 Seed
Picture of 10SV174-3, Vintage Venetian Opaque Blue 22 10/0 Seed
10SV174-3

50 GM $2.95 ($0.06 per GM)

100 GM $4.00 ($0.04 per GM)

500 GM $10.00 ($0.02 per GM)

1000 GM $18.00 ($0.02 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Old Sioux Blue 10/0
Picture of 10SV174-6, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Old Sioux Blue 10/0
10SV174-6

50 GM $4.95 ($0.10 per GM)

100 GM $7.50 ($0.07 per GM)

500 GM $25.00 ($0.05 per GM)

1000 GM $40.00 ($0.04 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Blue #1 9/0
Picture of 10SV178-1, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Blue #1 9/0
10SV178-1

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Blue #3 10/0
Picture of 10SV178-3, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Blue #3 10/0
10SV178-3

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Yellow Green#5 10/0
Picture of 10SV183-5, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Opaque Yellow Green#5 10/0
10SV183-5

50 GM $1.97 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $3.00 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Transparent Gray-ish Blue #51 10/0
Picture of 10SV203-U, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Transparent Gray-ish Blue #51 10/0
10SV203-U

50 GM $1.79 ($0.04 per GM)

100 GM $2.50 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $6.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Dirty White Opal 10/0
Picture of 10SV210-10, Vintage Venetian Seed Bead Dirty White Opal 10/0
10SV210-10

50 GM $1.49 ($0.03 per GM)

100 GM $2.50 ($0.03 per GM)

500 GM $5.00 ($0.01 per GM)

1000 GM $8.00 ($0.01 per GM)

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