Chinese Sterling Silver Carnelian Necklace Antique Victorian c1850
Beautiful carnelian beaded necklace with same plain beads and same carved see photo, and a medallion in the centre made of carnelian stone carved as a "shoy" a symbol of longevity and mounted on a sterling silver stunning carved frame see photo. the clasp is in good working condition and you need to turn it to open and close see photo. Stunning piece of art.
Measurements of the medallion: Height 1 cm or 0.39 inches, Width 4.5 cm or 1.77 inches, Depth 3.5 cm or 1.37 inches.
Measurements of the beads : Diameter 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Measurements of necklace: Length 44 cm or 17.32 inches.
Weight: 81.6 grams or 52.47 pennyweight.