Pre-Columbian, Colombia, Tairona, ca. 200 to 1000 CE. In a word, brilliant! This exquisite necklace is comprised of eight-seven hand-polished, hand-cut, hand-drilled carnelian beads, in a variety of shapes including round, lozenge, and triangular - some as large as one inch long. The beads were strung in a lovely, symmetrical design making for a beautiful piece of wearable art. A remarkable piece of jewelry boasting more than seven dozen fine carnelian beads of exquisite russet hues, several with attractive white inclusions. Size: 38" L (96.5 cm)
Provenance: Ex - Prominent Miami, FL estate
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