A Tairona Quartzite and Chalcedony Bead Necklace, ca. 800 - 1500 CE
This wonderful statement necklace features a central Tairona quartzite bead, superbly handcrafted and balanced by a long crystal tube bead on either side. The tubes are flanked by 14K gold beads and the whole composition strung as a necklace with modern natural pink/green chalcedony semi-precious beads, polished to a smooth finish.
Dimensions: Drop length: 13 inches (33 cm), overall length 27.5 inches (70 cm)
Condition: The beads are all intact and in excellent condition.
Provenance: Private Florida collection, acquired in the early 1970s.
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