A hand-knotted necklace of ancient Roman and Islamic glass beads, including Roman era gold sandwich beads, and a rare gold sandwich melon bead centerpiece. The necklace includes 4 antique gold beads from India.
I think I could make these by pressing indentations into rolled cane. "Antique Venetian seven layer chevron drawn cane bead collected from Africa. Sometimes these seven layer chevron beads are referred to as 'Trade Beads'.
Beads via The Patternbase
Celtic Pride distressed brown leather & czech glass by slashKnots
Anna Holland / Dorje Designs - Antique Moroccan fossil amber, with silver discs and antique Mauritanian imam beads (from a strand of prayer beads). The imam beads have inlaid silver wire in the surface of the ebony wood.
Huge Berber Henna RESIN Beads Necklace with Metal pieces, old shells…