Vintage Chinese Export Jade Knuckle Bone Turquoise and Coral necklace
This stunning Chinese Export piece is unique and made with Jade, turquoise and red coral. The sterling silver catinelle beadwork is antique. These findings from the Qin dynasty were harvested from antique jewelry and placed into more modern pieces in the 1970's and 1980's when trade was allowed back through the country. It features a unique double strand design strung on silk cord and knotted between each element. The jade doughnuts have unique findings combining both strands of the necklace. Knuckle bone turquoise alternates with red coral spacers. Box clasp is stamped Sterling with an unidentified mark similar to a triangle on both thin sides of the clasp.
Acid tests positive for sterling silver.
Necklace measures 25 inches of wearable length
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