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8mm Green/Aqua Picasso Baroque Faceted Beads [25]

8mm Green/Aqua Picasso Baroque Faceted Beads [25]
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Price per Lot: $4.50
Lots Available: 37
Item No. (bin): F525 (dxa+2)

Available Options:

Important:  Only the green/aqua beads are available under this number.  The purple beads are now available under the number F612, and the pink/topaz beads are available under the number F613.  The orange/yellow beads are out of stock, and the mixed beads are also gone.

Style:  F525
Beads per lot:  25

Cost per bead:  18 cents

Bead material:  Glass

Country of origin:  Czech Republic

Size/shape:  8mm beads with a molded swirl pattern around the holes, and facets around the middle of each bead.

  A mixture of opaque colors, most swirled with white glass, and all with picasso coatings on the unfaceted portions around the holes:  green, blue, aqua, purple/lavender, coral pink, red, red/orange, and possibly other colors.
Hole size:  1mm (estimated).

Defects:  I haven't noticed any significant defects.  However, fire-polished beads always have some imperfect facets.

How photographed:  At the window in natural daylight.

Comments:  These beads are from one of my most expensive suppliers, and even at a sale price they were very expensive.  Thus, my high price.  I am calling them "baroque" for lack of a better word.  The supplier calls them "thru-cut baroque", but I don't know what that means.  Basically, a baroque bead is any bead with an uneven shape that doesn't look like a nugget.  Baroque beads, in my opinion, are a little fancier than nuggets, although I have seen the word applied to nuggets.
Date first posted:  January 14, 2011
Supplier:  B
Caleb's notes:

8mm Green/Aqua Picasso Baroque Faceted Beads [25]
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Tags: F525, opaque,