ECUADOR, Spanish colonial glass bead


ECUADOR, CHANCAY (central coast), Spanish colonial, c. 1540-60, bead, Nueva Cadiz type, square tube with spiral twist, bright blue ceramic, 7x44mm, purchased in Guayaquil, 1960s,

1 in stock

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The beads came all the way from Spain and were very popular. The color was otherwise unavailable in Pacific South America.

Over the decades I’ve been selling collectibles my market has been about 97% coins, 2% paper money, 1% everything else.