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    • Created: Tuesday 17th June 2014
    • Primary material: Glass

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Record ID: LVPL-0157C5
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wirral
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The bead material consists of a monochrome opaque yellow glass with small bubbles. From the image it is unclear whether the brown specks visible on the surface are inclusions or remains of the soil. Laid onto the body are two polychrome trails, marvered flush into the surface. One consists of opaque white, opaque dark blue and transparent greenish glass, the other of a trail consisting of a band of opaque red, opaque white opaque blue, opaque white and opaque red glass. Both trails were applied in short zigzag, but not twisted. The bead has an eliptical cross section in the shor…
Created on: Tuesday 17th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 6th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heswall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-0140D2
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wirral
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Drawn bead with cylindrical central perforation. Opaque white core, cased in opaque red, cased in opaque white and cased in translucent blue. The inner layer form star patternss. Diameter is roughly Cylindrical, but upper and lower surface are not straight. Some signs of wear. Small bubbles visible especially on the upper and lower surface. Slight milky weathering. Interpretation This bead belongs to a large group of beads known as 'Chevron' beads. They were produced in Venice in a number of Conterie workshops, such as Vaccari on Murano, but some variation were also produced i…
Created on: Tuesday 17th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 6th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heswall', grid reference and parish protected.


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