The beads in the "Maksjö necklace" are of the same type as those found in central and southern Sweden.

The beads in the "Maksjö necklace" are of the same type as those found in central and southern Sweden.

Tillerman Beads: The Viking-era beads take a step in technique beyond those made during the Anglo-Saxon period.  The beads available are based mostly on British finds.   The people of the Viking era in Britain were happy to use what they could acquire, and were known to have beads from vastly different time periods and origins of manufacture in the same set of beads.

Tillerman Beads: The Viking-era beads take a step in technique beyond those made during the Anglo-Saxon period. The beads available are based mostly on British finds. The people of the Viking era in Britain were happy to use what they could acquire, and were known to have beads from vastly different time periods and origins of manufacture in the same set of beads.

Beads, 206 glass beads and one amber bead found at a gravesite in 1927. Late Iron age, Fjære, Solum, Skien, Telemark, Norway. (Telemark Museum)

Beads, 206 glass beads and one amber bead found at a gravesite in 1927. Late Iron age, Fjære, Solum, Skien, Telemark, Norway. (Telemark Museum)

From Birka grave 526. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Glass and mosaic beads from a Viking age grave at Birka. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Viking Glass Bead Necklace, 8th-11th Century ADThis is made of two kinds of glass beads and was meant to be worn by a Viking woman. The smaller beads appear to be Norse-made copies of Islamic glass beads that were blown around gold; instead of using...

Viking Glass Bead Necklace, Century ADThis is made of two kinds of glass beads and was meant to be worn by a Viking woman. The smaller beads appear to be Norse-made copies of Islamic glass beads that were blown around gold;

Низка бус (23 бусины)  Создано: Ломоватовская культура. VIII в.  Найдено: Бродовский могильник (раскопки Н.Н. Новокрещенных 1901 г.). Россия, быв. Пермская губерния, Кунгурский уезд (ныне Пермская область)

String of Beads beads) Glass, paste, rock crystal and cornelian; century Brodovsky Burial (Excavations of N. Novokrechyonykh, formerly Perm Province, Kungur District (now Perm Region) Russia

Glass Beads; Coppergate Dig, York, England Almost 300 glass beads were found at Coppergate; most were blue, green or yellow. Two orange beads were covered in gold foil; two others made of a colorless glass appeared to have an internal gold-coloured layer. Few beads were multi-coloured, made by taking a single coloured bead and adding applied designs of other colours: the added motifs include spirals, blobs, and waves. Beads made of amber, bone, antler, shell and stone were also found.

Viking age / Glass Beads / Glass Beads Almost 300 glass beads were found at Coppergate, the overwhelming majority of them being of just one colour.

Glasperlen, vorrömische Eisenzeit, NO / Glass Beads, pre-Roman Iron Age, Norway

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Glasperlen, vorrömische Eisenzeit, NO / Glass Beads, pre-Roman Iron Age, Norway

Iron Age in Norway, Glass beads 1 - History Museum Oslo by saamiblog, via Flickr

Iron Age in Norway, Glass beads 1 - History Museum Oslo by saamiblog, via Flickr

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