beads are sold for over 5000 years. it was made of glass as early as 2340-2180 BC in Mesopotamia. the method was known as "core-forming" where they used a metal mandrel with pieces of glass and held it over a flame. Gradually as the glass softem, they would wrap it around the mandrel forming ornaments(beads).
|hie hie...our pictures also dates back to October 2011 AD...|