Trade Beads Striped Pony
Group Lot of Assorted Striped Pony Trade BeadsThis group of Striped Pony Trade Beads comes with seven strand of beads in assorted colors and some loose beads. Pony beads are used in a variety of craft projects including jewelry, such as necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. They can also be used for creating decorative items, such as keychains, lanyards, and ornaments. These beads are typically strung together using a thread or cord, and can be combined with other types of beads and embellishments to create unique designs.
History of Trade BeadsFrom 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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