BEAUTIFUL Gold Crystal and Lapis Necklace
A long single strand necklace composed of alternating lapis and rock crystal beads of various forms with a sheet gold repousee pendant decorated with star pattern, symbol of fertility. Modern stringing with a gold clasp, sturdy and suitable to wear. Private NYC collection, from the estate of Patti Cadby Birch. I-III Century AD.
Amlash, N. Iran.