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Antique and Vintage

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 French Seed Bead Opaque Dark Red #3 10/0
Picture of 10EP146-3, Vintage French Seed Bead Opaque Dark Red #3 10/0
10EP146-3

50 GM $2.36 ($0.05 per GM) was $2.95

100 GM $3.60 ($0.04 per GM) was $4.50

250 GM $5.20 ($0.02 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $16.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Opaque Burnt Red 10/0
Picture of 10EP147, Vintage French Seed Bead Opaque Burnt Red 10/0
10EP147

50 GM $1.98 ($0.04 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $2.80 ($0.03 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $5.20 ($0.02 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $16.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Light Grey 10/0
Picture of 10EP203, Vintage French Seed Bead Light Grey 10/0
10EP203

50 GM $3.18 ($0.06 per GM) was $3.97

100 GM $5.60 ($0.06 per GM) was $7.00

250 GM $12.00 ($0.05 per GM) was $15.00

1000 GM $38.00 ($0.04 per GM) was $47.50

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Vintage French Seed Bead Greasy Off White 10/0
Picture of 10EP211, Vintage French Seed Bead Greasy Off White 10/0
10EP211

50 GM $3.18 ($0.06 per GM) was $3.97

100 GM $4.80 ($0.05 per GM) was $6.00

250 GM $10.00 ($0.04 per GM) was $12.50

1000 GM $32.00 ($0.03 per GM) was $40.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Crystal#1 10/0
Picture of 10EP212, Vintage French Seed Bead Crystal#1 10/0
10EP212

50 GM $1.43 ($0.03 per GM) was $1.79

100 GM $2.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.50

250 GM $3.20 ($0.01 per GM) was $4.00

1000 GM $10.80 ($0.01 per GM) was $13.50

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Light Yellow 10/0
Picture of 10EP221, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Light Yellow 10/0
10EP221

50 GM $0.99 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $1.40 ($0.01 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $2.60 ($0.01 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $8.00 ($0.01 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Yellow 10/0
Picture of 10EP222, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Yellow 10/0
10EP222

50 GM $0.99 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $1.40 ($0.01 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $2.60 ($0.01 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $8.00 ($0.01 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Light Orange 10/0
Picture of 10EP231, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Light Orange 10/0
10EP231

50 GM $1.43 ($0.03 per GM) was $1.79

100 GM $2.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.50

250 GM $3.72 ($0.01 per GM) was $4.65

1000 GM $12.00 ($0.01 per GM) was $15.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Burnt Orange 10/0
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10EP233

50 GM $1.98 ($0.04 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $2.80 ($0.03 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $5.20 ($0.02 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $16.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Citrus#2 10/0
Picture of 10EP234-2, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Citrus#2 10/0
10EP234-2

50 GM $1.98 ($0.04 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $2.80 ($0.03 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $5.20 ($0.02 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $16.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Orange#1 10/0
Picture of 10EP235-1, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Orange#1 10/0
10EP235-1

50 GM $0.99 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $1.70 ($0.02 per GM) was $4.25

250 GM $3.14 ($0.01 per GM) was $7.85

1000 GM $10.00 ($0.01 per GM) was $25.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Medium Dark Orange#2 10/0
Picture of 10EP236-2, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Medium Dark Orange#2 10/0
10EP236-2

50 GM $0.99 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $1.40 ($0.01 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $2.60 ($0.01 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $8.00 ($0.01 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Dark Orange 10/0
Picture of 10EP238, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Dark Orange 10/0
10EP238

50 GM $1.98 ($0.04 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $2.80 ($0.03 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $5.20 ($0.02 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $16.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Red#2 10/0
Picture of 10EP244-2, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Red#2 10/0
10EP244-2

50 GM $1.98 ($0.04 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $2.80 ($0.03 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $5.20 ($0.02 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $16.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Light Topaz 10/0
Picture of 10EP252, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Light Topaz 10/0
10EP252

50 GM $0.99 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $1.40 ($0.01 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $2.60 ($0.01 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $8.00 ($0.01 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Medium Topaz#1 10/0
Picture of 10EP254-1, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Medium Topaz#1 10/0
10EP254-1

50 GM $0.99 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $1.40 ($0.01 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $2.60 ($0.01 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $8.00 ($0.01 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Medium Topaz 10/0
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10EP254-2

50 GM $0.99 ($0.02 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $1.40 ($0.01 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $2.60 ($0.01 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $8.00 ($0.01 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Root Beer 10/0
Picture of 10EP258, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Root Beer 10/0
10EP258

50 GM $1.59 ($0.03 per GM) was $3.97

100 GM $2.80 ($0.03 per GM) was $7.00

250 GM $6.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $15.00

1000 GM $19.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $47.50

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Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Aqua Blue 10/0
Picture of 10EP264, Vintage French Seed Bead Transparent Aqua Blue 10/0
10EP264

50 GM $1.98 ($0.04 per GM) was $2.47

100 GM $2.80 ($0.03 per GM) was $3.50

250 GM $5.20 ($0.02 per GM) was $6.50

1000 GM $16.00 ($0.02 per GM) was $20.00

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Vintage French Seed Bead Opal Rose#1 10/0
Picture of 10EP290-10, Vintage French Seed Bead Opal Rose#1 10/0
10EP290-10

50 GM $3.18 ($0.06 per GM) was $3.97

100 GM $5.60 ($0.06 per GM) was $7.00

250 GM $12.00 ($0.05 per GM) was $15.00

1000 GM $38.00 ($0.04 per GM) was $47.50

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