Handmade Olive Green and Red Glass Bead and Silver Necklace


Glass and sterling silver

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Seven large handmade glass beads strung on a hammered and oxidised sterling silver chain make this lovely and unique necklace. The beads were all made one by one and feature the same pattern on each. The base is of an olive green glass with surface decorations in ivory, dark red, olive and pea green glasses.

I made all the beads and after putting each one on a sterling silver link attached them to one of my handmade chains. The chain can be worn at several different lengths.

The beads have been etched which removes the gloss of the glass and creates a matte, almost ceramic finish.

The beads measure approximately 18mm diameter.
The total length of the necklace including the hook is 48cm

Care Instructions:

Once made the beads are heated in a kiln for many hours to help the glass settle, this increases their resilience. However they are not unbreakable and although they will withstand some dropping on concrete and stone surfaces may protest if done too much!
Clean with a soft cloth.


I base these beads on tea dresses of the 1940 with their repetitive patterns and use colours that complement and harmonise with each other. The necklace as a whole is very tactile and I find myself spinning the beads around on their links when I wear mine!


Cost Time
Mainland UK $7.77 2 day(s)
UK Highlands and Islands $7.77 4 day(s)
Western Europe $10.36 7 day(s)
Rest of Europe $10.36 7 day(s)
USA and Canada $12.95 10 day(s)
Far East / Australia-NZ $12.95 10 day(s)
Rest of the World $12.95 10 day(s)


This item can be returned.

Under the consumer contract regulations, you have the right to cancel your order up to 14 days from the day you receive your goods.
You could notify us of your wish to cancel the order by emailing us, and then you have further 14 days from the date you notify to return the goods.

Read more about our Return and Refund Policy.
Should you choose to return or exchange your order you will need to deliver the item(s) to the UK, where this seller is based.

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