Tillerman Beads - Hold History in Your Hands > 1. Historic Beads > D. Viking-era Beads > Single Viking-era Beads
Timeless beads, elegant and tactile, the melon bead was the favourite of many cultures. The Egyptians loved the shape and made them in turquoise-blue faience, the Romans liked theirs in turquoise-blue or cobalt, they appear in a variety of other colours too but they're the most popular style of bead for many times and places.
These glass reproductions of melon beads are approximately 8x12mm with a 2.2mm hole. As the beads are individually handmade, they will vary slightly.
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