Vintage Chinese Amethyst Nugget Bead Necklace
A fantastic Vintage amethyst bead necklace from the 1960s! This simple yet attractive piece is comprised of large amethyst nugget beads that are hand strung on knotted purple thread. The amethyst beads have a chunky appearance and vary in size and shape, all displaying a gorgeous, deep purple color. The center beads are slightly larger than those at the ends, giving the necklace a graduated effect. At the back is a decorative silver gilt push clasp, which has an enameled floral design that reflects its Chinese origin. A very fun and colorful piece, this attractive necklace would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The necklace measures approximately 23" long. The beads range in size, with the largest measuring approximately 3/4" long and the smallest measuring 1/2" long.
Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to any of the amethyst beads, which are securely strung. The gilded silver push clasp is secure and in good working condition.