SCA Reenactment. Historical Bead Making. Viking Age and Germanic Iron Age Living History. Miniature Portrait Art in Period.
This is a common Viking Age bead shape. In the book Callmer trade beads, the shape classification number for this bead is 124. Size from 3- 26mm in size. Some of the colors used historically for this type of bead are: Clear (T), White (O), Yellow(O) (T), Malve (O) Dark blue (O) Red (O)(T) (ST) Blue green (T) (ST) Light turquoise (ST)(O) Greygreen (T) Black (O) Beads made by Baroness Maricka Sigrunsdotter, An Tir