Bold & Graphic Millifiori Bead Sautoir Necklace

Gem Set Love

An incredible sautoir necklace composed of handmade Venetian Millefiori beads in bold and graphic red, black, white and yellow. Round melon Millefiori beads alternate with long, black, double fancy cut beads and finish with an elongated melon Millefiori bead from which the tassel depends. The dramatic tassel consists of glittering black beads. The beads are hand knotted on black silk. This necklace is a gorgeous example of the popular 1920s classic. 

Millefiori beads get their name from the Italian words "Mille," meaning thousand, and "Fiori," meaning flowers. "Sautoir" is a French word for a long necklace that ends in a tassel or other ornament.

Details.....The wearable length of the necklace is 38" long, the tassel drop measures 6.5" long. The center drop bead measures 10.8mm by 33.5mm. The long black beads are 38mm by 10.8mm. The round millefiori beads are 19.6mm by 18.2mm. In Excellent Vintage condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of their charm.

Item #be129

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