18K Antique Gem Opal Bead Necklace
hate to use the word rare, but these antique
opal bead necklaces are really, really SO
hard to find and this example is just a beauty!
An unmarked, but tested 18K yellow gold open
link chain (looks French in origin) is set
with 14 - ½” sections of genuine
opal gemstone beads and faceted crystal spacers.
Each opal bead (28 in total) just glows, giving
off magical flashes of reds, blues and green.
The cut crystal spacers offer just the right
amount of flash to the necklace, which measures
22” long by 5/8” wide. In excellent
condition, with no chips, cracks or other
flaws to note. Beautiful and very feminine.
c.1910, certified to be as described and to
be authentic antique jewelry.