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Vintage Studio Huge Lapis Lazuli 14K Necklace Runway Statement Size

Vintage Studio Huge Lapis Lazuli 14K Necklace Runway Statement Size


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Directory: New Century: Jewelry: Necklaces: Pre 2000: Item # 1356929
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P.O. Box 11011
Baltimore, MD 21212
410-274-2711

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 $245.00 
Fabulous very big statement size necklace with genuine lapis lazuli beads slightly graduated, hand knotted with blue thread, and with embedded gold hook clasp. Vintage, probably a handmade studio piece. The lapis is gemologist verified. The clasp tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. The beads are a gorgeous subtle dark variegated gray blue with veils of silver and gold pyrite adding sparkle and shimmer. Very heavy at 486 grams/17 ounces. Great size -- the center largest bead is 23mm and the end beads are 18mm. Wearable length is 25 inches. The center bead is 15/16 inch in diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.