Millefiori Vintage Bead Necklace
The word millefiori means a thousand flowers, and that is just so right for these gorgeous vintage millefiori glass beads of Italy. There are 27 beads graduating in size from the large centre one which is 2cms across to the screw barrel clasp. Each bead is hand knotted and separated by brass filigree caps. Italian millefiore beads are world famous produced from Murano glass rods and were on the whole produced for the European market. Total length end to end is 42cms. They would have been re knotted at some point, and are in excellent condition. Gift boxed by Vintageonline.