An authentic graduated necklace with polished carnelian beads measuring 12mm in the front, ending with a 5.5mm bead. The round barrel clasp helps date this piece to the 1930s. It measures 15" and would be considered a choker necklace, weight is 42 grams. All hand knotted the necklace is in very good vintage condition.
Carnelian is a variety of chalcedony. Because of its strength and hardness, carnelian has been used to craft jewelry since ancient times. Beautiful shades of orange,red and brown make up the hues of carnelian.
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