Vintage Four Strand Baroque Rice Pearl Necklace
Four strands of baroque rice pearls, that can be worn twisted or loose, with a simple silver gilt clasp.
The necklace is length 49 cm aprox., and each pearl is approximately length 7mm.
The pearls have a lovely ivory colour and beautiful subtle iridescent lustre. The necklace is in very good condition, with wear to the gilt on the clasp. Circa 1970s.
These ‘rice krispie’ pearls were the first type of freshwater pearls developed by the Chinese.