1 Vintage Czech Glass Beads Blue 3 Cut Givre 10mm (00397-001)
1 Vintage Czech Glass Beads Frosted Blue Yellow 3 Cut Faceted Round GIvre Window Beads 10mm. These givre beads have a yellow stripe captured in a translucent blue glass with a frosted matte exterior.
They have been given three facets that cut into the interior revealing the yellow glass at the bead’s heart. These cuts give the alternative name of window beads.
Givre beads refers to a crystal colour or transparent bead with a swirl of interior colour similar to that found in a childs marble. These Czech glass beads are usually made using a glass encasing technique before they are pressed into moulds, and then polished. The term is attributed to glass manufacturer Swarovski derived from the French word meaning frosty.
For more information read our History Of Czech Glass Bead Making.
|Colour||Blue & Yellow|
|Shape||Round - Faceted|
|Availability||OUT OF STOCK|
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