Etruscan Gold Necklace with Granulated Gold Beads and Carnelian Beads

Culture: Etruscan
Period: 2nd century B.C.
Material: Gold, Carnelian
Dimensions: 43 cm long
Price: Reserved
Ref: 4106
Provenance: From an old Parisian collection.
Condition: Some gold beads slightly dented, some wear on the carnelian beads. In total an extraordinary necklace in its original condition.
Description: Magnificent gold necklace with twelve large gold beads. The beads opulently adorned with gold spirals, in each centre sits a large gold granulate. Between the spirals more granulates. On the sides a gold strand, which combine the next bead through a ring. Finely cut carnelian beads, which are set in delicate gold plates, sit in between the gold beads. With an old collection case. Ready to wear.