Anglo-Saxon beads based on finds from Sarre Graves 97 and 98
The Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Sarre in Kent is a wonderful resource for beads. The finds from there show a wide range of bead types and also the quantity of beads per grave varies widely.
The reproduction beads in this lively set have typical bright Anglo-Saxon colours, including one bead in opaque lapis blue, a yellow double bead, and variations on the theme of swag beads in yellow, coral and white glass.
The beads average approximately 10x12mm with the largest swag bead being approximately 12x20mm.