Eight-strand coral and antique trade bead necklace finished with silver cones, hook and eye.
Trade Beads were decorative glass beads used between the 15th and 20th century as a currency to exchange for goods and services. The beads were made mainly in Venice but also in some other European Countries. The beads were traded throughout Africa and North and South America. This necklace also include a `Spanish piece of 8, a Hohokam copper bell, a Dutch Delft bead and an interesting amber carved hand.