Trade Beads - Choker Necklace - Leather Cord Necklace - Adjustable Necklace - Millefiori Beads - Unisex Jewelry

Trade Beads - Choker Necklace - Leather Cord Necklace - Adjustable Necklace - Millefiori Beads - Unisex Jewelry

$25.00

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This trade bead necklace has three millefiori glass tube beads, two striped tube beads and 6 blue glass pony beads. The leather cord measures 17 inches with the lobster clasp, and there is an additional 1.5 inch extender chain to up to 18.5 inches in length.

The millefiori beads have mostly blue, red and yellow in them. Millefiori beads get their names from the two Italian words: "mille", meaning thousand, and "fiori", meaning flowers. The Italians from Murano are known for their millefiori beads.

The origin of trade beads is interesting. Originally, Portuguese ships landing in Africa between the 16th and 20th centuries brought and traded beads for goods and services. Since then, the Africans used them for trading and they became known as African Trade beads. Modern trade beads mimic the patterns of the traditional antiques and some are actually made in many countries including Africa.

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Processing time

1-2 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 2 - 4 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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