A graduated, hand knotted 57 bead jadeite necklace with good uniform color that has a silver mesh filigree clasp.
A heavy jadeite necklace with pale green almost white with a slight lavender coloring. There are apple green, and cloudy white inclusions. In some light the beads take on a pale lavender cast. The jadeite shows a nice crystalline structure under magnification. The beads graduate slightly in size from smaller near the clasp to a larger central bead. They are hand knotted with a pale green cord. The clasp is an oval silver mesh with a filigree flower on the top. The clasp has a push button which lets the fastener slide out.
The back of the clasp is stamped SILVER.
27” (68.6 cm) long. 13 ½” (34.3 cm) hang.
Each bead measures 9mm diameter.
Weighs 2.9 oz (85 g)
There are no breaks, or chips and the beads are in good shape. The cord is in good condition with only moderate fraying. It is a bit soiled. The clasp has not been polishing.
A beautiful pale color jade necklace to be worn and admired.
Vintage Chinese Jadeite Pale Green Necklace with Silver Clasp Republic Period