Mauritanian traditional wedding necklace with gold-washed granulated silver beads, and gold washed spacers.
Estimated circa 1970's or later.
These beads have fine detailed silversmithing using traditional methods for granulation on these vintage beads.
A very special piece. Could be worn as is or used for its many exquisite handmade beads. If given as a gift, you may wish to restring it as there are gaps between beads from wear (or we can restring it for you with a gold washed Rita clasp!).
Oval beads measure 15mm hole to hole. Round beads measure 9mm+ diameter. Focal oval bead measures 17mm hole to hole. Spacer beads measure 5-6mm diameter.
Necklace measures 18 inches. 37 grams.
Necklace Item 321