Small Single Chevron beads made in Venice, Italy
from the 1500s onwards - for the serious collector

             Six Layers - Traded in Africa          1800s to 1900s

26 x 16 mm
sch 331-41   22
Sold

25 x 16 mm
sch 331-27   24

16 x 16 mm
sch 331-29   14

16 x 16 mm
sch 331-30   14

18 x 11 mm
sch 331-31   26

14 x 12 mm
sch 331-33   8

12 x 10 mm
sch 331-37   6

10 x 11 mm
sch 331-38   6

9 x 8 mm
sch 331-40   4

22 x 14 mm
sch 331-17   14

18 x 12 mm end chip
sch 331-19   3

14 x 12 mm
sch 331-24   5

13 x 9 mm
sch 331-02   4

13 x 9 mm Sold
sch 331-03   4

10 x 9 mm
sch 331-06   4

10 x 8 mm
sch 331-07   4

10 x 8 mm
sch 331-08   4

10 x 8 mm
sch 331-09   4

8 x 10 mm
sch 331-11   4

10 x 8 mm
sch 331-13   4

17 x 17 mm
sch 330-21a   20

17 x 18 mm
sch 330-37   22

Typical end view of
sch 330-331 types

Early 5L 8 x 11 mm
sch 330 L  12

Early 5L 7 x 9 mm
sch 330 m  8

                 Various Layer Early Chevrons - 1480 onwards

4L 7 x 10
w/r/w/b
ch 25
10

4L 23 x 15
w/r/w/b
ch 32
18

*7L   8 x 13
t/wb/w/br/w/b
ch 36
14

6L 6 x 8 mm
w/bl/w/r/w/b
sch 349 b
6

4L 6 x 9 mm
w/r/w/b
sch 349 c
6

*6L 23x 6 mm
w/bl/w/r/w/b
sch 349 f
12
Sold

4L 9 x 12
w/r/w/b
sch 382
8

4L 10 x 10
w/r/w/b
sch 383
8

5L 6 x 9
t/w/r/w/b
sch 385
6

*7L 8 x 6
t/w/bl/w/r/w/b
sch 400
16

4L 17 x 9
w/r/w/b
sch 400-01
10

5L 7 x 9
bl/w/r/w/b
sch 400-02
8

                         4 Layer Chevrons from the 1500s onwards             ( w / r / w / b )

12 x 8 mm
sch 348-27
6

11 x 10 mm
sch 348-28
6

9 x 11 mm
sch 348-29
6

9 x 11 mm
sch 348-30
6
  Sold

7 x 11 mm
sch 348-31
6
  Sold

7 x 9 mm
sch 348-32
6

4 Layer Chevrons from the late 1800's onwards

8 x 8 mm
sch 348-33
6

7 x 8 mm
sch 348-34
12

4 x 7 mm
sch 348-35
3

4 x 5 mm
sch 384-36
3

3 x 6 mm
sch 348-37
3

4 x 5 mm
sch 348-38
3

Key to Colours
w = white   bl = black   r = red   b = blue   g = green

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