Holiday Reds

When Thanksgiving is over I turn to the color red. I have an enduring love for the rare glass beads called white hearts or Venetian Cornaline d' Aleppo. They were made in Venice in the 1800's and early 1900's for trade and are the color of pomegranate. They come in many sizes, from tiny seed beads to very large and chunky. In between those are the oval shapes. You can see the "white hearts" in the photo.

I will never tire of their beauty. I wear them everyday in December. They don't glitter or sparkle but they suggest the holidays in my favorite form.

If you would like some of your own, get in touch. It may take a little while and certain shapes may be harder to find than others.