19th century, China
This over the top large necklace is part of Jewels’ runway collection: arty, bold and spectacular!
Jewels bought these years ago in Paris from a Left Bank ethnographic gallery. She loved the natural organic form.
The pods are from some esoteric plant found in remote regions of China. The use of pods is a tribal practice though not common. Our hand woven cord on this piece is an art form itself: perfectly woven and very supple .
There is only one, of course!
Average pod: 3.25 x 1.25 x 1″
Necklace length (from coin closure to end of loop, the shorter strand): 25″