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Glass Bead Descriptions

Glass Bead Database

Glass Bead Sequence
A Beginning

Major Bead Types/Varieties
Glass Bead Chronology - Start/Finish

Glass Bead Sequence
Major Bead Fields

Glass Bead Sequence
Minor Bead Fields

Glass Bead Sequence
Major & Minor Glass Bead Fields

Glass Bead Chronology
An End, A Beginning

Glass Bead Chronology
Dating

Other Artifacts - Dating

Beads as Heirlooms

Bead Dating Conclusions

Other Factors
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Glass Bead Sequence - Major and Minor Glass Bead Fields

Table 6 provides a sequence of the major and minor glass beads.

Table 6 Major/Minor Bead Sequence

Major Bead Minor Bead  
Field Field Date
  IB/IIIB XL
IA/IIIA XL
 
IVA2    
IIA7/IVA7    
IIA1/IVA1
IIA/IVA Other
IIIA1 1690
IIB/IVB IVB (IVA2) WIE (1)  
WIIIA    
WIIA WIIB  
WIA WIC WIB WIIC WIIIC  
IA/IIIA
Translucent
   
WID    
IA/IIIA Opaque    
WIE (2)    
  IF/IIIF WIB Wrap
IIIA
 

Just as with the major bead sequence, the minor beads demonstrate a drawn bead pattern followed by mandrels. The end of the sequence may be returning to drawn bead types.

Dating the sequence follows.