A unique vintage necklace featuring handmade beads combined with black glass beads.
The large round beads are made of stone pieces inlaid into a clay-like material to create a mosaic bead.
The stone is low grade turquoise and that the necklace is Persian or Egyptian in origin.
The turquoise used would be the chips and pieces discarded in the mining of fine turquoise.
The mosaic beads alternate with black glass beads that have a matte finish, they feel and look like stone and compliment the mosaic beads perfectly.
The necklace closes with an Art Deco screw clasp.
Measures 22.5", the mosaic beads have a diameter of .5", the black beads are .25".
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear, the necklace has been restrung for strength and durability.
An interesting and beautiful strand of vintage beads c1920-30s.
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