A fabulous and most interesting antique late 19th Century, circa: 1900 Scarab Festoon Necklace of Middle East origin. The Necklace is Silver Gilted with an ornate filigree Pendant. Set in the center is gorgeous medallion with a beautifully engraved Arabic inscription; The reverse of the center stone has a natural inclusion. The Pendant also has dangly drop Scarabs and Scarabs set into the gilted Silver Chain. The Necklace is set with various stones of glass and semi precious stones, plain and carved Scarabs. The Necklace measures 18" long and the center medallion and drops measures 2 1/2" long / across. Is great condition with normal wear to the stones; note one small ornate silver bead is pulled very slightly. The antique Festoon Middle Eastern Necklace shows very well in the photos and just as pretty in person and even prettier and more detailed in person. It's an exquisite piece. Photos were taken with and without a camera flash.