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Chinese Carved Glass Knotted Beads

This fabulous necklace of oval blue glass beads carved with the Shou Symbol is an example of the finest Chinese glass carving…


It is also the best example that I have ever seen of another art form… Chinese knots. When pearls and precious stone beads are strung, a simple knot is placed between the beads to protect them from damage.


The knotting on this necklace is a 19th century style – but the simple button knots are made with gold thread…

CLICK TO ENLARGEThe larger eternal knots (Pan Chang) show two connected eternal knots with suggests that this was a wedding necklace.

It is stunning!

For more information: Chinese Knots for Beaded Jewellery by Suzen Millodot is available on Amazon.

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