I have purchased a necklace of I think old glass beads.They have large piercings and faces on them.The smaller beads have two aliens,at least thats what they look like,and the larger bead has three…Continue
did you get all 3 lots of these recently? Can you show or describe the holes and what you see inside ? to me they look very much like types of newly-made possibly chinese replicas of some kind of composition, not old glass, which are in the exotic beads market these days and confuse a lot of people. it would really be worthwhile to get the material they are made from analysed by a glass specialist. Real Warring States beads are of glass, often over a visible base of ceramic material, and many are cylindrical. We do not find them in the same designs in large numbers and graduated sizes. Frankly speaking i am sure they are fakes. I’m sending this privately because I don’t want to embarrass you.