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Name: Lewis and Clark.

Note: the bead shown here is not original. It is a Czech imitation made in the 1980s.

Used by: AR

Derived from: Supposed relationship with the explorers.

Earliest Use: Unknown.

Origin: Probably global, though rare.

Distinctive Trait: Decoration.

Distribution: Venetian, late 19th to early 20th century.

Remarks: Lewis and Clark never saw this bead. See story.


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