Multi-strand, lightning bolt necklace
Length: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold (14 kt), coral, garnet, Biwa pearl, and rutilated quartz
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The necklace is composed of three strands of truncated, spherical beads embellished by three bolts of lightningwith ovoid garnets at the tips and two Biwa pearls at the top. Two asymmetrical gold and garnet ornaments adorn the shoulders and the clasp is set with an oval garnet cabochon and a trapazoidal, rutilated quartz.
Impressed 14 K on clasp
1980s-90s, purchased by Dale and Doug Anderson from dealer Dexter Cirillo; 2012, gift of the Andersons to the MFA. (Accession date: June 27, 2012)
Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson
Reproduced with permission.