Qing Chinese Antique Silver Torque Lock Coral Bead Tibetan Turquoise

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Jewelry: Pre 1920: Item # 1304807
Kristin R. McDonald
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Amazing higher grade silver Chinese torque with lock necklace featuring a huge deep salmon coral bead which is about a 26mm sphere. The necklace is in excellent condition, there is one repair on one of the joints of the torque. The lock is in excellent condition. The work on the lock is superior quality. The rare perfectly round beautifully colored deep salmon coral bead weighs 33 grams. The entire necklace weighs 275 grams, and the individual turquoise beads weigh about 12 to 15 grams each. The two turquoise beads are 28mm X 24mmX 7.25mm and 28mm X 26mm X 7.25mm. The big coral bead has one hairline crack and two circular areas with black outlines, either natural or antique and expert fills with natural coral. The entire lock necklace measures 17.5" X 8.25"X 3/4". The lock is 4.75" in length, and the height is 3.75". The small coral beads are 10.5mm in diameter. Extensive photos of this necklace and the individual beads with measurements as well as conditioning details of the big bead available upon request.