Antique Black Glass Beading on Wire. Beautiful black glass beads string on wire for bending. This type of beading is often found on Victorian hats and bonnets. The wire can bend to wrap around wire frames on hats and bonnets. The beading was found wrapped on an old business card from a Chicago hotel. It is included with the beading. Beading measures 1 yard 31" and 1/8" wide. It is in lovely condition with no breaks in the wire. Circa 1890's. Unusual beading not seen too often.