Hellenistic Amethyst, Emerald and Rock Crystal Beads

strung as a necklace with an 18-karat gold S-hook clasp



2nd - 4th Centuries AD


Necklace Length: 57 cm.       (22 7/16 in.)


ex: private American collection, 1960's - 1990's


Liu, Robert ; A Universal Aesthetic. Collectable Beads (Vista, 1995) 





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