Historical information

This kind of beads was commonly worn by women in the early to mid 20th century. These strings of beads belonged to Mrs Alice Yardy, mother of Mrs. Jean Raper. Mrs Yardy died on 2 Dec 1974 in Albury, New South Wales aged 84 years old.

Physical description

2 strings of glass beads. Both necklaces have a metal clasp and are strung on a cord of thick cotton.