Spanish Shipwreck Beads

Venetian Glass Trade Beads


Wreck of: Nuestra Senora de los Milagros

( Our Lady of Miracles )


Sunk: February 22, 1741, Punta Matanceros, Mexico


This frigate class Spanish merchant ship sailing from Cadiz, Spain with goods for the Colonial market wrecked off the coast of the Yucatan while avoiding detection of the British War and Pirate ships operating out of Port Royal, Jamaica. These glass beads would have been used as trade of gift items to Native people in unexplored areas of the Spanish Empire. 


** Multiple displays available. Glass beads will vary in color etc. 

Spanish Shipwreck Beads

SKU: CP - Shipwreck Beads - $20
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