This necklace of blue and yellow Peking glass is incredible. Blue and yellow beads are strung on heavy black silk, and terminate in a dramatic centerpiece. The centerpiece features two concentric glass rings, the rings are vertically bisected by seven round beads. Graphic, with beautiful color blocks. They really knew their beads in the 1920s.
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 28" wearable length and the centerpiece is 3.5" long and 2" in diameter. The round beads measure 11mm. In Very Good Antique condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of the charm.
Item number be110.