On offer is this very beautiful vintage Chinese 1930's Art Deco Hand Carved Green Aventurine Necklace with a Filigree Gold Vermeil (gold wash over sterling silver) Box Clasp that opens and closes tightly. It features graduating green Aventurine beads that have been hand carved in a nugget shape which was very popular during the Chinese Export period during the 1920's to 1930's. These Green Aventurine gems are often referred to as Old Jade. The deep green Aventurine gems shine with a very high polish and a lovely deep even green color which has achieved a superb shiny aged patina attesting to it's authenticity and age. Hand knotted with green cord. It measures 25.5 inches in length. The gems graduate in size from the largest gem being 12z mm long to 9 mm at the clasp.
In very fine condition with no damage or repairs. weighs 45.8 grams. These nugget styled gems are no longer being hand carved and are now part of Chinese history, so once they are gone they are gone forever.
Chinese 1930's Art Deco Hand Carved Green Aventurine Necklace