Blue Russian Trade Beads – Blue Vaseline 24″ Strand
Blue Russian Trade Beads - Blue Vaseline 24" StrandThis is a unique 24" strand of Blue Vaseline African Trade Beads. It comes with 8 smaller white beads.
Russian explorers traded Blue Russian Beads to the Native Americans in Alaska and Canada starting in the 1700s. Their appeal lies in their Cobalt Blue color and their faceted appearance. Blue Russian Beads likely originated in Czechoslovakia. Russian traders may have purchased them directly from traders in Europe, or possibly from the Hudson Bay Company.
Russian trade beads refers to a specific type of beads with multiple facets. Blue Russian trade beads come in varying shades and hues of a blue.
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