Bold Ethnic Necklace, Red Garnet & White Magnesite
A short, earthy elegant, boho ethnic style necklace with red garnet & white magnesite skull beads.
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A striking, bold ethnic necklace…India silver…deep red garnet gemstone…white magnesite. This short style necklace is a strong, slightly asymmetrical piece that features a large India made silver & conch (naga) shell focal bead. The center bead is framed by faceted “diamond cut” garnet beads & the front facing, handmade sterling toggle clasp is off-set by a chunky old India silver bead. White magnesite sugar skull beads give it a bit of a Tibetan feel and the rest of the strung bead necklace includes more faceted & smooth garnet beads, smaller India silver beads, white magnesite rounds and silver Kenyan heishi.
Skull imagery & beads are used extensively in Hindu & Buddhist culture through India & Tibet. This interesting post gives more detail on that…The Symbolism of Skulls in Hinduism & Buddhism.
This earthy necklace measures 18.5″ (46.99 cm) in total length, including the toggle clasp.
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