This is a gorgeous vintage seed pearl and lapis stone bead necklace with 14K yellow gold clasp. The clasp is unmarked but tests as 14K gold. This necklace is 18" long and is composed of 5 strands of small seed pearls bound at intervals by 7 deep blue round lapis beads. The clasp is a substantial large and sturdy rectangular box & tab clasp with additional side safety clasp and a textured finish on one side.
The necklace measures 18" long. The natural seed pearls range in size from 2-3mm. The lapis beads are 10mm. the clasp measures .25" x .625" x .125".
Condition is good.
This elegant necklace came from the estate of a Washington DC socialite and world traveler.