STATEMENT NECKLACE with ANTIQUE TRADE BEADS CORAL
Statement necklace with abundance of antique trade beads, rhinestones and a selection of vintage baroque glass pearls
STATEMENT NECKLACE in CORAL COLOR These coral colored beads from Czechoslovakia are antique, strung on a fine chain creating the body of this statement necklace. Centerpiece consists of metal plates adorned with vintage baroque glass pearls, turquoise blue rhinestones (Swar. "Turquoise") and different glass beads. Bead strands in tassels and sides have small metal spacers with sparkly rhinestones!
The beads used in this necklace (see last photo) were made by Redlhammer Brothers in Czechoslovakia before II WW.
*Necklace is app. 49cm (19 1/2 inches) long from end to end, possible to extend 6cm.
*Centerpiece is 13cm (5 inches) at the longest part
*Tassels measure 6cm (2 1/2 inches) long
PROSSER BEADS are beads made by the "Prosser" technique (molding a cold paste under great pressure and then firing it). They look glossy as porcelain, have pronounced equatorial ridges created by mold seams and while one end is typically smooth and somewhat rounded the other end is flat and rougher.