Love Birds necklace
Medium or Technique
Gold-plated metal, glass
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This gold-plated necklace has a central pendant featuring two love birds with red glass cabochon bodies and rhinestone-studded wings. Behind the birds, gold-plated branches are adorned with white and red marquise-cut rhinestone flowers. The snake chain fastens around the neck with a hook and eye clasp, which is adorned with a prong-set, rhinestone teardrop.
Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)
NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum