A beautiful upcycled Akoya pearl necklace from the mid 20th century, c1950! This wonderful necklace is comprised of a single strand of creamy Akoya cultured pearls and 9ct yellow gold beads which suspends a carnelian heart pendant at the front. The Akoya pearls have been utilized from a 1950's strand and recreated into a chic statement necklace. There are sixty-two lustrous 7mm- 7.5 mm cultured Akoya pearls, each display cream hue's with varying overtones of gold and rose. Six 9ct gold rondelle beads are interspaced along the strand, the yellow gold beads look fabulous against the creamy hue's of the pearls.
Suspended at the front of the necklace is a heart-shaped 30mm vintage carnelian stone pendant. The carnelian heart displays a beautiful warm orange hue, it features "V" shaped bands to the front and back, with one side more evident than the other. The natural banding in the carnelian agate reminding us of a "V" neck top! The carnelian heart is attached to a 9ct gold jump ring with a rondelle spacer either side. A 9ct yellow gold bead clasp with white gold hook fastens the necklace securely.
The necklace measures 50cm (20") inches in total length, pendant drop measures 3cm.
A wonderful upcycled necklace, and depending on your wrist size, it may also work as a triple wrap statement bracelet!