Vintage Art Nouveau Natural Jade Jadeite 14k Yellow Gold 16" Necklace
This vintage jade necklace is absolutely exquisite! The piece features a total of 11 oval jade stones that are totally natural and un-treated. The color is vibrant and beautiful, and the stones are prong set in 14k yellow gold. The stones are graduated in size, the largest one being at the bottom center. The top two stones are approximately 6mm x 10mm, the middle eight stones are approximately 8mm x 11mm, and the largest stone is about 9mm x 13.5mm. The stones are framed by beautifully crafted 14k leaf-like and beaded detailing, with mill grain detail. The links above the stones are kite shaped, and the necklace has a springing clasp. It weighs 13.6 grams, and the necklace is 16" in length. This piece has a gorgeous fluid, organic design which is very typical of the art nouveau style. The gold is very finely polished and the jade stones are a vivid beautiful green, which makes this a fabulous statement piece.