Two 3/8″ long Cobalt Blue Faceted Trade Beads from Vancouver Island, BC. these were recovered in the 1970’s.
These are the real deal traded during the early Pacific Northwest Fur Trade by the Hudson Bay or Northwest Company.
These are very sought after and have become a great addition to any bead collection.
These were favored by the First nations here in British Columbia and were often called Chief beads.
Ex-Hardie collection with good history to buyer.