Trade Beads Assorted With Disc Spacers
Trade Beads Assorted With Disc Spacers

Trade Beads Assorted With Disc Spacers

27" Strand of Assorted Fancy Beads with Disc Spacers

SOLD This strand of blue and black Assorted Trade Beads With Disc Spacers measured 27 inches long.  The strand can be worn as is or taken apart and used in your own bead creations. The round blue and black beads have colorful designs in white, yellow, gold and red on them. The black discs have red and white stripes.

History of Trade Beads

From the 15th to the 20th century, traders carried European glass beads across the world. The beads were highly desired by Native Americans, as glass was then an unknown substance in North American. European glass beads, mostly from Venice, became popular and sought after by Native Americans. Europeans realized early on that beads were important to Native Americans and corporations such as the Hudson Bay Trading Company developed lucrative bead-trading markets with them. The Hudson Bay Trading Company was an organized group of explorers who operated during the 19th century. They ventured into the North American continent for trade expeditions.
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SKU: 2222-003-540

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