Measurements: TOTAL LENGTH: 34" - BEADS ONLY LENGTH: 20" - LARGEST BEAD: 1" x 5/8"
Originally, this necklace was made up entirely of all 1920's Italian beads. It was recently restrung using opaque, cobalt blue beads to add another 14 inches. Using the barrel cl
The largest beads are Venetian: millefiore and handmade with a matte surface. The large size and design make these vintage beads very special. The other cobalt glass beads are also Venetian, both opaque and clear glass.
Most of the silver beads are actually silver; however the six triangular, barrel shapes may be silver plate over another metal.
Using the clasp, the necklace can easily be doubled, showing one strand of Italian beads; one strand of small blue beads.
The cobalt color is a wonderfully deep, rich blue.
Cobalt Glass and Silver Bead Necklace: c.1920's