Very Long Flapper Necklace, Venetian Glass Beads and Tassel.
Beautiful flapper beads, large millifiore Murano glass beads with triple lengths of tiny glass beads in between, and a long tassel fringe pendant. Great colours of bright brick red with shadings of aqua, green and yellow tiny beads interspersed. The large millifiore beads graduate from the bottom to the clasp. Largest bead (the central cross-bead) is oval, and measures 2.1 cm diameter and 2.65 cm long. The tassel top bead is round and 1.8 cm diameter. The smallest of these beads at the rear of the neck are 8 mm diameter. This lovely and rare necklace has been restrung/remade, and a matching pair of drop earrings have been created out of surplus beads. They are hooks and wire drop with egg-shaped beads of 8.5 mm diameter and 13 mm length. The drop from the ear is 40 mm or 4 cm. Everything is in excellent condition. Circa 1920 or earlier.
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