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Vintage Beaded Purses
Antique Victorian Beaded Handbags

1800's Victorian, 1900 Art Nouveau & Edwardian Styles
1920's Art Deco &  Flapper Era Bags, Micro Beaded Reticules
Knit Swags & Puffy Designs, Glass, Steel & Metal Beads
Made in France, Czechoslovakia, Germany & Belgium

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Purse Frames


Stunning German Antique Beaded Purse, Early 1900's

Lively beaded purse, fabulous array of colors make up
this radiant floral wreath with an Edwardian influence,
stark white background is delightfully decorated with
gorgeous plum, pink lavender, greens and rich ruby red,
silver toned embossed frame is signed Germany,
original lining shows wear, will replacement at no cost,
bottom design is skirted with a row of fringe, all intact,
condition is exquisite, spotlessly beautiful, perfect,
no bead loss, wears, repairs, just pristine and clean.

Item  7-623 E             $485.00    Now $315.00          Place Order via Email

You save 35% on this antique purse and free shipping to the lower 48 US states. **

Antique late Victorian micro beaded authentic piecrust micro beaded purse 

Rare, Rare, Rare Piecrust Micro Beaded Purse, ca. Late Victorian

Antique beaded purse, skillfully knit with tiny micro glass beads,
an authentic hand made piecrust design from the late 1800's-1900,
incorporating nine individual pie shaped sections of artistic beauty,
patriotic color palette in primary tones of red, white and blue,
the full and frilly bottom fringes appear completely exceptional,
silver tone arched frame is banded with pierced open workmanship,
interior maintains it original blue fabric lining and gathered trim,
all in extraordinary condition, clean and appearing as if unused,
beadwork is exquisite with no flaws found or negatives to mention,
overall superior condition, no apparent losses or damages, stunning,
an important addition to any collection, offered for the first time in years,
don't forget to click the photo to read and see many more details.

Item  1-45 B            This item is sold, sorry no longer available        Place Order via Email

You save over 30% on this antique purse and free shipping to the lower 48 US states. **

Fabulous Flapper Beaded Handbag, ca. 1920

Beautiful glass beaded bag, Art Nouveau influence,
not a bead out of place, very clean,
Art Deco & Nouveau floral, lattice design,
darling looped fringe, complete and coordinated,
gorgeous black velvet lining is spotless and secure,
exceptional condition, no loss, no repairs, pristine.

Item  4-107 C             $385.00    Now $250.00    Place Order via Email

You save 35% on this antique purse and free shipping in the lower 48 US states. **

Antique knit metallic blue glass beaded purse long fringe butterfly filigree silver toned frame 

Antique Knit Beaded Purse Butterfly Frame, ca. 1900 - 1910

Rich and sparkling metallic blue glass beaded purse from the early 1900's,
stunning and rare butterfly clasp and intricate filigree silver plated frame,
long, lush fringes are complete and re-enforced with added thread,
you'll enjoy carrying this glamorous and stylish little knitted gem,
interior has been newly relined in shiny, silky, satiny silver gray,
beautiful antique condition, professionally cleaned and restored,
no damages, holes, snags or needed repairs, it's ready to go,
excellent overall condition, securely attached to the frame,
please click the photo and take a closer look at this lovely purse.

Item  0-730 A                      This item is sold, sorry no longer available          Place Order via Email

Art Deco Beaded Purse, Fun Rainbow Design

A blast from the Deco era, 1920's beaded purse,
iridescent clear knit beads, colorful threading,
Art Deco silver tone frame, square shape,
original lining, pocket and trim, good condition,
coordinating fringe, secure purse, stunning color,
very good condition, minor aging, little if any loss.

Item  4-77 D               This item is sold         Make an Offer via Email

1900 French pink steel beaded purse with jeweled frame near pristine 

The Very Best French Pink Floral Steel Beaded Purse, ca. 1900

An exquisite creation, made in France from the approx. 1900 era,
one of the finest French steel beaded handbags with the rare color pink,
Art Nouveau pattern with border is similar in style to a rug design,
truly in divine condition, as near pristine as possible showing wee
signs of aging and no apparent or significant color loss or fading,
this hand woven purse is a masterpiece and comes sewn onto a
bright golden brassy toned frame with green jeweled accents,
full twisted fringes are complete and have been freshly re-strung,
purse and lining are secured to the frame with new threading,
interior fabric is all original and is as good as can be found,
basically clean and has been well stored in a private collection,
an exciting and rare handbag for the avid purse collector,
click on the photo and review more pictures and details.

Item  2-211 A               This item is sold, sorry no longer available         Place Order via Email

You save over 35% on this antique purse and free shipping to the lower 48 US states. **

Early 1900 crystal beaded on black purse drippy swag design 

Admired Knit Swag Designed Crystal Beaded Purse early 1900's

Exquisitely hand knit and beaded swag designed bag incorporating
the popular paneled style with extensive drippy fringe work,
crystal glass beads on a jet black ground makes for a dramatic
contrasting effect, creating an appealing fashion statement,
cut and faceted beading affords much sparkle and elegance,
lined to match the original fabric, trimmed with embroidered lace,
beautiful silver plated frame banded with open pierced filigree,
exceptional undamaged condition, no bead loss, snags or problems,
professionally cleaned, secure to the frame, it's gorgeous,
please click on the photo to see more about this stunning purse.

Item  0-515 B                         This item is sold, sorry no longer available        Place Order via Email

Antique miniature amber beaded swag design purse late 1800 early 1900 

Antique Miniature Swag Knit Beaded Dance Purse, Late 1800's - 1900's

This mini vintage glass beaded dance purse is more than just adorable,
it has a unique persona that exudes a sense of Victorian charm,
knit by hand with deep shimmering golden amber glass beads,
background threading is like a golden ecru brownish beige,
knitted and beaded carry wrist strap is secure and in good order,
lovely brass frame is enhanced with open filigree metal work,
interior is lined with a rich brown silk fabric, all clean and perfect,
condition is extra fine, one small mend to a pulled thread on the handle,
no tears, wears, no bead loss and has been professionally cleaned,
click on the photo and see lots more about this little darling.

Item  6-1216 F           This item is sold, sorry no longer available          Place Order via Email

You save over 25% on this antique purse and free shipping to the lower 48 US states. **

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Beaded Purses Beaded Scenes, Carpets, Birds,
Bugs, Animals
Petit Point, Fabric &
Tapestry Purses
Rhinestone Handbags Compact Purses &
Change Purse &
Coin Holders
1930's - 1940's - 1950's
Box Purses
Elegant Evening Handbags Mesh & Metal Purses


Handbags, the 1940's
versus the 2000's

The Purse and the Peacock Phenomenon

Micro Beaded Mania

Another Fine Mesh You've Gotten Me Into

Glue is Worse Than a Four Letter Word

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