A long strand of carved Peking glass beads in warm amber tones. The beads are hand knotted on gold-colored silk, with no clasp. Circa 1920.
Peking glass is a form of Chinese glassware that originated in 18th century Peking, China. It was originally used in the fabrication of glass snuff bottles. During the 1920s Chinese fashion was all the rage, stylish women often adorned themselves in Chinese and Chinese-inspired clothing and jewelry.
Details.....Measures 45" long. The beads measure 9.8mm. In Very Good Antique condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of the charm.