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SOLD Vintage 1970s' Long Cloisonné Bead Necklace

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$239.00

This is a large and spectacular Chinese Champleve Cloisonné Enamel Bead necklace. Stunning, handmade circa 1970 these beads are meticulous and ornate in pink, gold and sage green cloisonné. There are fifty three beads, each is large bead measuring 1.8cm and weighty - the necklace weighs a substantial 182 grams - the clasp is a lovely filigree with a gold wash, hand knotted - this is a very fine quality and highly collectable vintage necklace.

Item Details

Size

77.5cm Wearable Length (Each bead is 1.8cm x 1.8cm)

Weight

A weighty 182 Grams

Condition Report

Spectacular vintage condition. Shows mild wear commensurate with age, no dings or chips, will come with some patina, as level of polish is a matter of taste.

About this Piece

Cloisonné Enamel

Enamelling is the fusing of powdered, coloured glass to metal under very high heats. There are many different enamelling techniques - Cloisonné decoration is formed by first soldering or adhering silver or gold wires to the base metal in a pattern to create compartments which will remain visible on the surface when the process is finished, these areas are filled with coloured enamel and fired.