Estate 14kt Gold & Malachite Bead 2-Strand Necklace
This estate malachite necklace is quite a striking statement piece! The 2-strand design features a pattern of malachite beads that alternate with 14kt gold spacers. Each malachite bead is smoothly polished and varies slightly in size and shape. The largest beads rest at the center, and the smallest beads are at the ends, creating a lovely graduated effect. Each spacer bead has a ridged gold surface, providing additional texture. All of the malachite beads have magnificent natural coloring, displaying varying shades of rich, deep marbled green. The necklace is hand strung on knotted green thread, meeting at a gold hook clasp in the back. When worn, the two beaded strands nestle neatly together, draping prominently at the neckline. This eye-catching piece is perfect for the fashion-forward woman's collection!
Measurements: The necklace measures approximately 16" long. The largest malachite bead measures about 16mm in size, and the smallest measures 8mm in size. Each gold spacer bead measures 6mm in size.
Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is very good. There is some light surface wear to a few of the malachite beads, which is not noticeable when worn. All of the malachite and gold beads are intact and free of any significant chips or scratches. but no significant. The hook clasp is secure and in good working condition.