A wonderful and exotic ornate tribal sterling cannetille* filigree bib necklace from India.
The bib style is quite dramatic, the V shapes form a collar around the neck, the V's are graduated and very well proportioned.
The silver work is very fine, it combines small flat disks and coiled wire circles topped with a small ball, silver beads hang from the bottom edge.
The beaded edge gives the design a nice finished look as it hangs gracefully around the neck, it closes with a traditional Indian style clasp with an attached pin.
Measures 16.5" long, the center V measures 2.5" wide by 2.75" long including the hanging bails, the smallest is 1" wide by 1.5" long. The entire seven V designs spans 10.5", the thinnest chain width is .5" in the back.
The necklace is handmade with precision, it is in excellent, all original condition, no damage or visible wear. The silver has a dark patina which has been left undisturbed.
Total weight is an impressive 74 grams.
Unmarked, the silver tested sterling with acid.
A beautifully crafted and alluring Indian sterling cannetille filigree necklace.
Check out the amazing matching bracelet in a separate listing. There are actually two bracelets available, the set was either for dancers or wedding set worn by the bride.
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