Beautiful and unusual Carnelian Carved Necklace and Pendant 18 1/2 inches long and pendant falls right on your pulse point on your neck. The pendant is framed in Sterling and marked sterling with a strange signature. The pendant is framed with sterling and seed pearls out line the sterling rope. There are twenty carved flat carved beads there were pearls before the pendant but have peeled and are lovely clear beads now.. During the 20's and 40 there was a lot of jewelry made here and in Europe and is highly prized now. Carnelian is called the king of stones and is selected for highly prized jewelry. I wish I could know who signed this Very unusual. These flat carved beads are called shou beads. Sometimes they are round.
VINTAGE Hand Carved Carnelian Necklace and Pendant with Sterling