A beautiful multi-faceted amethyst necklace.
"Single strand of faceted amethyst beads that are knotted and graduated in size. There are 46 beads that range in size from 13.29mm x 9.06mm to 32.03mm x 17.76mm. The length of the beads is 26 inches. The beads are oval in shape and are a light to medium color purple.
The clasp is not stamped and is a white metal lobster clasp. The beads weigh 13.6 ounces.
The number of facets on the center stone (the largest stone) is 145 and the number of facets on the stone nearest the clasp (smallest stone) is 83 facets. The jump ring weighs 0.12 grams and the clasp is 1.97 grams. The total weight for the complete piece is 381.41 grams. The total gemstone weight is 1,907cttw."
This is a vintage piece, the beads, and is absolutely stunning. The jeweler who conducted the appraisal is a Certified Gemologist Appraiser from the American Gem Society founded in 1934. His appraisal is quoted above. It is appraised at $4000.00. The clasp is new and was put on by the jeweler to sustain the weight and the necklace was restrung to add knots between each bead. When found it is was on a simple piece of wool. The appraisal will be sent along with the necklace.
In the pictures the colour is sometimes different as it changes in different light.
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