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Bead Furnace Design - 2011

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Yellow (206) beads are usualy found in opaque (183) glass. As with many of the previous beads the size of around 1cm (164) rounded shape with flat sides (124) and shortish length (152) are the most common for viking era beads. The decorative element of monochrome lines (311) in a straight roughly parallel wrap (503) is found in similar beads such as type B228, although the decoration is a brownish red rather than a blue.

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