Genuine Cinnabar Necklace Enamel Clasp Antique Chinese Export. This necklace is comprised of genuine Cinnabar beads from the turn of the 20th Century. It measures 22.5 inches long when clasped. This clasp is enameled with a painting of a flower. We assume this necklace was restrung, but when dealing with estate jewelry one can never be sure. We are, however, certain these beads are genuine and not the more modern red colored reproductions made from wood. Genuine Cinnabar is a reddish brown and was made by applying layers of Chinese lacquer. Each layer was carefully carved. We have accumulated a fair sized collection of antique Cinnabar jewelry so please feel free to ask questions. The beads are consistent in color. Any anomalies were created from the flash on my camera. This necklace should be restrung on a heavier cord to maintain its integrity. These 9mm Cinnabar beads are beautifully carved.