From my favorite bead store...Bead Paradise...
Dutch made milky glass African trade beads from the 1700's
Very old amazonite...I looked at this strand all week long...then finally bought them. The strand is amazing. Check out the large beads at the center of the strand.
Amulets and beads from India
Vintage Hindu God amulets from India
Tibetan prayer tubes
It's late. I'll post more tomorrow.