Vintage Japanese Millefiori RARE Aqua Glass Bead Dangle Earrings,Gold

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Vintage Japanese Millefiori RARE Aqua Glass Bead Dangle Earrings,Gold

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Vintage Japanese aqua blue millefiori RARE teardrop glass beads 1970, Vintage West German Aqua Givre Glass Beads, Vintage German pearlized aqua glass spacer beads, Gold plated bead caps, gold plated ear wires

If you love that soft shade of aqua blue that's hard to describe these earrings are for you!

Vintage Japanese millefiori teardrop glass beads from the 1970s (that we purchased for a custom piece I did for the Smithsonian Institution's mail order catalog and museum shop), hang beneath very old vintage West German 1950s givre glass beads of the exact same hue!

A lovely vintage German 1950s pearlized aqua blue spacer bead adds another texture and helps separate the other two vintage aqua glass beads of different shapes.

The teardrop bead which boasts a spray of millefiori 'flowers' measures approximately 5/8" long. No two are alike of course as they were handmade and its quite unusual to find a millefiori glass bead with a matte finish - all the millefiori glass beads I purchased in the 1980s were high gloss .

The little German givre glass bead at the top is a dainty 1/8".

►Millifiori' literally means “thousand flowers”. To make such beads, thin rods of different colors of glass are bundled together, with the ends of the rods forming a design, such as flowers. The bundle is fused together, then cross section slices are cut off, jelly-roll fashion. These slices are applied and melted over a glass core. The resulting bead has a three dimensional look filled with flowers or other patterns.◀

Gold plated pewter bead caps add a bit more detail and these earrings have been finished on gold filled French ear wires.

Total length of these old fashioned looking earrings is approximately 1 7/8" and they will arrive gift wrapped in a little box tied with a pretty ribbon all ready for gift giving.

 

Vintage Origin Details

Eureka Eureka

Manufacturer/Designer

 

Style/Edition

 

1985

Year

Mint

Item Condition

 

United States

Country of Origin

 

vintage Japanese millefiori glass beads, Vintage German Givre Glass Beads, Vintage German Aqua Pearl Glass Spacers, Gold

Primary Material

 

Product Attributes

Size: 1 7/8"

Color: Blue

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We try to ship (First class) within 72 hours of receiving payment. Insurance will add a bit more depending on the value of your purchase.Our products ship first class mail and Priority Mail in the USA and First Class international.
If the customer wishes to have tracking and insurance for international orders,the package must be shipped either Express or Priority mail. Please contact us for such estimated shipping costs.
We cannot be responsible for shipments lost in transit unless insured by the customer.

**We automatically insure DOMESTIC packages if they're $100 or more! All such packages have a tracking number and normally ship USPS First Class *** Priority mail is $7.50 FOR UP TO 1 lb. of merchandise.
For international shipping of higher value items, please contact us for a shipping quotation.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: POSTAGE RATES HAVE RISEN DRAMATICALLY IN 2016
ORDERS INSIDE USA: A charge of $3.60 covers any first class shipment up to 8 ounces. Our beads vary so much in weight that it is impossible for us to apply a single add-on charge for multiple product orders. We will continue to refund to customers any amount that greatly exceeds our actual cost of shipping and handling.
ORDERS OUTSIDE USA: International First Class rates are now crazy: $13.50 for any package weighing from 1-8 ounces. Even an order for 2-3 small bead items may cost $13.50 or more, depending on the type of material (stone versus resin, for example). Please bear with us for a few weeks while we change our listings to account for the new rates. We apologize in advance if we have to adjust the postage cost of an order that has been placed. We will understand if an order is rescinded when the postage cost is too high relative to the product value.

All international orders have contents described as "loose beads" and are flagged as "commercial samples" or " gift" if you prefer to make your life easier when receiving your beads. If you'd like us to mark your order as " gift" instead please let us know!

All our beads are inspected one by one before being shipped. They are individually wrapped to protect them and then put in little plastic ziploc bags.

All vintage beaded jewelry is either shipped in a little gift box tied with a ribbon or in a vintage Chinese embroidered silk purse.

If you ever have a problem with a damaged bead or jewelry, don't hesitate to contact us. We are only human, and with so many orders going out on a daily basis, there is always room for error. We will replace your order (assuming we have more in stock), issue you a store credit, or give you a full refund if the item is returned in the same condition as it was shipped within 7 days of receiving your order if you are not fully satisfied. You must notify us as soon as you receive your order if there is a problem.
We want you to be 100% thrilled with your purchases!

We value each and every customer and are delighted that you have chosen to shop in our store! Customer relations are extremely important to us and we pride ourselves on the authenticity of what we sell, how we package it, and being accessible to all of you should a question or a problem ever arise.

Thank you - Debby and Joel Arem

Reviews

mojogirl58 on Sep 24, 2016
5 stars

Nice beads!! Super fast thanks a lot!!!
Patron292488 on Jun 22, 2015
5 stars

I have dreamed of having a necklace such as the jade one. But the red one. That was a surprise. Both are beautiful. Thank you! Best, Jane
Patron129202 on Feb 19, 2015
5 stars

Lovely color;!interesting stones.
Patron249228 on Apr 5, 2014
5 stars

When I thought that I had ordered two of these and then checked out I had to order another set. The seller was very kind and combined my two orders and refunded my shipping.
Patron249228 on Apr 5, 2014
5 stars

Nice quick shipping on some hard to find items! Good packaging too!

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