Vintage bone and agate necklace - This is a fabulous extra long necklace that is made from hand carved bone beads in a variety of shapes and sizes as well as some genuine red agate beads. The bone beads are very nicely carved with pierced and fluted designs, the bone is also dyed to give it some depth and accents. In between the bone and agate are some silver tone beads and bead caps too. It has a silver tone barrel screw clasp.
by Anne Marie | An old pre-ban ivory pendant from the Congo is attached to a necklace of a small collection of antique Venetian beads from the late 1800s/early 1900s. There are King Beads, Fancy Beads, Hudson Bay beads, chevron beads, Millefiori, feather beads, Skunk beads, sterling silver, etc. | BeadArt Austria Designs
African amber. Between each amber bead I have used African vulcanite heishi beads and silver daisy spacers to protect and cushion the treasured amber beads. old silver has been used in this necklace with the center pendant being an old Berber traditional silver cross, 2 antique 2-hole silver spacer beads from Central Asia, Ethiopian coin silver rondelle & end cone beads and old cornerless Tuareg silver beads. Handwoven button closure with amber bead.