This very green necklace is made of scare peridot nuggets with very fancy Bali Beads. There is a great peridot & sterling pendant & clasp, as well as sterling silver ornate caps. The mines for peridot were closed due to "fighting" & it has become harder to get so says Gem Shopping. I have certainly noticed that it hard to find the really green color. Peridot comes in brown & in a limey green color.It is one type of bead that is natural as it will accept no treatment of any kind. Peridot is called "kissing cousin " of emerald. But they look terrible next to each other. The peridot "cluster" is made of " chips". The color of beads in this necklaces is superb because beads were bought several years ago and they cost over $90.00 for 1/2 strand then. These are beads left over from when I made one called So Sumptuous. Everyone will turn Green with Envy when you wear this necklace. HA!
Length 20 inches
Item ID: GE-01