The ancient goldsmiths of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Greece had highly developed jewelry-making skills, including *granulation*, a technique often seen in museum exhibits with ancient jewelry featuring hollow-form beads. This necklace displays a hollow-form bead has been hand-forged in 22k gold with a pattern of leafy petals, decorated with granulation. Each side has a different pattern and no two hand formed beads are alike, making each necklace completely unique. Comes on a blackened sterling silver rolo chain. Great for layering.
Bead is 10 x 16 mm.
Also available on a gold chain in various lengths. Email me for options and pricing.