Yemen Antique Goldwash Garnets Necklace N617

$400.00 (AUD)

Sheba’s Treasure

Collection of Yemen gold washed/gilt pendants and beads 1800-‘s early 1900’s. Mixed with embossed barrel beads. With Indian garnets.  A necklace with almost identical barrel pendants is seen in Marjorie Ransom’s book – “Sheba’s Treasures” – showing how these beads were revered, collected and repaired as a sign of their significance and value.

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Weight: 40gms

Length: 18 ½ inches or 45 cms

Finished with goldwashed clasp.

Read more about gold washing/gilding here: Gilding through the ages

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See more about the Queen of Sheba here:  Queen of Sheba

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