Antique Graduated Amber Bead Strand Necklace w/ Silver Filigree Clasp
Presented is a fascinating amber bead necklace, with a sterling silver
filigree clasp. This necklace dates to around the early 1900s, while we are
unsure of the origin. The necklace consists of graduated round amber beads,
ranging in size from 17.5 millimeters in diameter to 13.3 millimeters in
diameter. The beads are a rich mellow orange, with natural striation and
mottling. The necklace has a hook and plunge style clasp in gold washed sterling
The necklace is in great condition. The amber beads are in good shape, with
no chips, cracks or losses. There are some very minor surface irregularities
here and there, as is to be expected from a natural, organic material. The clasp
functions well and closes securely. We believe this necklace has been
The clasp is stamped and guaranteed sterling.
The necklace is about 23 inches inches long, not including the tongue of the
clasp, which does not contribute to the overall length when worn.
The necklace weighs 68.8 grams.