Vintage BRECCIATED JASPER Beads Cinnabar RED Brown Cream 8mm pkg8 rb92
In brecciated jasper,rich browns, creams and shades of brick red are swirled through the stone in an amazingly wide range of patterns.The patterns in these particular viintage beads are wonderful and these beads lend themselves to all sorts of beautiful combinations with other stone beads such as red jasper and even the coral chalcedony I have listed in my shop.
? These are top quality vintage brecciated jasper stone beads that we purchased back in 1986 in Hong Kong. The cutting and polish is superb and characteristic of that time and the cutting standards in Asia! Many beads being exported from India these days do not live up to the standards of Asian cutting in the 1970s - 1980s.?
As you can see from the photographs, there is a wide variety of patterns and intricacy of the patterns from bead to bead, but the colors are all consistent and in being so, all the beads blend with one another.
Usually considered as chalcedony, jasper is found all over the world. Brecciated jasper is so named because of its resemblance to a rock known as breccia, which consists of angular and jagged rock fragments within a fine-grained uniform host material.
Price is for 8 of these 8mm beads which I 100% guarantee to be natural vintage brecciated stone beads from the mid 1980's.
I sold brecciated jasper beads such as these through the Smithsonian Institution's museum shop and catalog during the 1980's and they were also featured in trunk shows at Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue during this same time period.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: POSTAGE RATES HAVE RISEN DRAMATICALLY IN 2020
ORDERS INSIDE USA: A charge of $4.00 covers any first class shipment up to 15 ounces. Our beads vary so much in weight that it is impossible for us to apply a single add-on charge for multiple product orders. We will continue to refund to customers any amount that greatly exceeds our actual cost of shipping and handling.
ORDERS OUTSIDE USA: International First Class rates are now crazy: $16.50 for any package weighing from 1-5 ounces. Even an order for 2-3 small bead items may cost $16.50 or more, depending on the type of material (stone versus resin, for example). We apologize in advance if we have to adjust the postage cost of an order that has been placed. We will understand if an order is rescinded when the postage cost is too high relative to the product value.
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All vintage beaded jewelry is either shipped in a little gift box tied with a ribbon or in a vintage Chinese embroidered silk purse.
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Love my beads! The coloring in the epidote was not as intense as illustrated, but it is certainly a good example of the mineral. The colors in the unakite beads are wonderful. The quality of the carving I would rate as good to excellent.
Nice beads!! Super fast thanks a lot!!!
I have dreamed of having a necklace such as the jade one. But the red one. That was a surprise. Both are beautiful. Thank you! Best, Jane
Lovely color;!interesting stones.
When I thought that I had ordered two of these and then checked out I had to order another set. The seller was very kind and combined my two orders and refunded my shipping.