Offered is an exquisite LONG jeweled citrine glass bead necklace! This is a gorgeous old Czechoslovakia / Gablonz necklace. It features sparkling multi faceted citrine colored glass beads. The ornate gilt / gold over brass filigree bead caps are accented with black enameling. This necklace also feature beautiful double sided bezel set Jeweled / rhinestone cabs. Although the necklace appears topaz colored (especially the larger beads) it is more a yellow citrine color. For some reason the larger beads (perhaps because they are more dense) appear darker, in person they are not. The necklace is all a golden yellow citrine color thru out. This necklace is not marked but most likely is a Neiger piece. Dating to the Edwardian period .... early 1900s.
This necklace is in very good vintage condition with no damage, gilt is nice and bright. The multi faceted beads are quite sparkly. There is some wear the black enameling on the bead caps, but nothing that it not age appropriate and does not detract This is a large and longer than most necklace ...... measures 32" long wearable length. Opera length The center bead measures over 1" long and a little over 1/2".
This is a really gorgeous old Czech / Gablonz era necklace. Extra long length, very ornate. VERY ELEGANT! Wonderful piece ready to wear or add to your collection.