A Translucent Purple Glass Bead with a tiny white flower imbedded. The bead is about 20 mm with a large hole. These glass beads were found in a Bead Market in Ghana, W. Africa but probably found its way there from India. This purple is very hard to photograph. It is definitely a soft translucent purple.
Purple is a very complex colour. There are so many variations. It is said purple symbolizes magic, mystery, spirituality, the sub-conscious, creativity, dignity, royalty – and it does evoke all of these meanings more so than any other color. Further variations of purple can convey different meanings. For instance light purples are light-hearted, floral, and romantic. The dark shades are more intellectual and dignified. You either love purple or you don’t. It was the one colour most people asked for before the 2020 Bead Hunt!!