Antique Venetian Trade Bead and Olive Wood Necklace with Carved Yellow Nephrite Jade Pendant
Overall Length: 16.5″
Hand knotted antique Venetian “rattle snake” trade beads alternating with hand carved olive wood beads and stunning carved yellow nephrite jade pendant. Rare, unique and difficult to find, these particular beads were called “rattle snake” because of the colors, were crafted by the Venetian glass guilds in Murano, Italy in the 1800s and used for trade. Sacred jade provides emotional stability and harmony with those around us. The stone of prosperity, it attracts abundance and longevity.