Hellenistic Amethyst, Emerald and Rock Crystal Beads

strung as a necklace with an 18-karat gold S-hook clasp

 

 

2nd - 4th Centuries AD

 

Necklace Length: 57 cm.       (22 7/16 in.)

 

ex: private American collection, 1960's - 1990's

 

Liu, Robert ; A Universal Aesthetic. Collectable Beads (Vista, 1995) 

 

 

 

#3735a

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