This is a graduated hand carved turquoise Shou bead necklace. Each Shou bead is skillfully hand carved with the Chinese character for longevity and measures 7-8mm in diameter. The necklace is comprised of 52 beads, is hand knotted, and measures 18 inches in length. It has an unusual vermeil filigree box clasp with an enamel flower and is in excellent condition.You can see in the third photo the clasp is marked silver, which was the Chinese mark for sterling silver. Total weight is just under 30 grams. This necklace is gorgeous and would make a great addition to your collection or a perfect gift for someone special.
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Thank you for looking at this item. The item "VINTAGE CHINESE 30g CARVED TURQUOISE 7-8mm SHOU BEAD NECKLACE 18" is in sale since Saturday, November 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "soapysue" and is located in Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Bahamas, Viet nam.