Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century

Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century

Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century
Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century


Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century

Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century



Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century    Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century
A FINE RARE TIBETAN TRIBAL NECKLACE. FROM YUNNAN PROVINCE OF CHINA IT DATES OF QING DYNASTY PERIOD. APPROXIMATELY 1880 -1890 TIBETAN ARTISTS ARE FAMOUS.

FOR THEIR SKILLFUL WORK THEY USED LOCAL GEMS LIKE TURQUOISE, GEMS FROM INDIA, AND FROM FAR AWAY. LIKE MEDITERRANEAN CORAL FROM ITALY ANTIQUE JEWELRY FROM THE AREA.

IS HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER BY COLLECTORS AS A VERY FEW AUTHENTIC PIECES LEFT. IT IS COMMON PRACTICE TO PASS JEWELRY. AND LOCALS NORMALLY RELUCTANTLY TRADE THEIR HEIRLOOM PRESENTED NECKLACE IS OF SOPHISTICATED DESIGN. AND INCLUDES A FEW FOCAL POINTS THE CENTER PIECE IS A HAND WROUGHT.

ROUND FILIGREE SILVER STYLIZED SUN WITH A 9/16 ROUND SALMON CORAL CABOCHON. SET IN ZIGZAG BEZEL THE CENTRAL PIECE IS 2 1/2 X 2 1/2 THERE IS A 3 DROP FROM THE CENTRAL PIECE.

IT HAS A SALMON CORAL BEAD AND A LARGE MALACHITE BEAD. FILIGREE ROSETTES ON THE MALACHITE BEAD ARE ENAMELED MALACHITE BEAD IS 7/8 DIAMETER. THIS DROP ENDS WITH HAND ENGRAVED SILVER CHIME WITH NO TONGUE THE CENTRAL PIECE IS SUSPENDED FROM. 2 SILVER HAND CHASED ELEMENTS WITH 4 SILVER CHAINS EACH ELEMENT ADORNED WITH 1/2 ROUND. RARE OXBLOOD RED CORAL CABOCHONS. IN ZIGZAG BEZELS THESE 2 SILVER ELEMENTS MEASURE 2 7/8 X 1 7/8 THERE ARE 2 LONG CHAIN DROPS. HANGING FROM THE CHASED PIECES EACH DROP IS 5 1/4 LONG AT THE END OF THE CHAINS. THERE ARE THICK CORAL RONDELLE BEADS, 5/8 TURQUOISE BEADS.
WITH CONICAL FILIGREE SILVER TOP AND FILIGREE ROSETTE UNDERNEATH. WITH HAND ENGRAVED SILVER CHIMES WITH WORKING TONGUES EACH CHASED SILVER ELEMENT CONNECTED. TO 2 TURQUOISE BEADS, WITH LONG FILIGREE SILVER BEADS. AND A LARGE 7/8 SALMON CORAL RONDELLE BEAD. IN BETWEEN FANCY CHASED LINK CHAIN COMPLETES THE NECKLACE THE NECKLACE IS LONG ENOUGH.

TO BE PULLED OVER ONES HEAD TO WEAR AROUND THE NECK THE NECKLACE IS APPROXIMATELY 23 DROP. WITH CHAIN FOLDED THE CENTRAL STATION IS APPROX.

AS IT SHOWN ON THE MANNEQUIN IT IS 13 LONG FROM TOP TURQUOISE BEADS TO THE CHIME IN THE CENTER THERE IS NO HALLMARKS. METAL PURITY TESTS AS LOW CONTENT SILVER ALL THE STONES ARE NATURAL, UNDYED SILVER COVERED WITH BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PATINA THE NECKLACE WEIGHT IS 244 GRAMS EXCELLENT ANTIQUE CONDITION COMMENSURATE WITH AGE. The item "ANTIQUE TIBETAN CHINESE CORAL TURQUOISE SILVER NECKLACE C. LATE 19TH CENTURY" is in sale since Saturday, March 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Earrings". The seller is "shvarubo" and is located in Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.


Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century    Antique Tibetan Chinese Coral Turquoise Silver Necklace C. Late 19th Century



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