Posted 5 years ago
When I bought these for $13 online I thought they were cheap to be used in my designs. NO way. This strand is so gorgeous and has to stay as is. The seller listed them as "vintage" but I assume they fairly new altho I haven't found another strand. Maybe this isn't a rare item but here in US - it is because I've looked at swaps, bead stores and GemFaire - nothing. I imagine Diana Vreeland or Iris Arpel buying these, layering them - wearing 3 or more. I'm sure this necklace would appeal to their style. Well....when I'm 70 it might be okay.
Anyway - rare or not? Comments welcome because the seller didn't answer my questions. The necklace is 22" long and the largest bead is .75" wide.