Flapper length stainless steel fringed necklace. I spliced all this chain by hand. There are 14 vintage uranium glass beads on here. Two vintage 3mm faceted opal aqua beads are on either end of each of the 22mm vintage clear rectangle beads, four 9mm rondelle vintage cobalt uranium beads with silver finishing are on here, and two vintage 6mm opal aqua faceted rounds. The black matte beads are modern. The vintage clear beads are reclaimed beads from a vintage suitcase purchased at an estate sale, that contained beads that date as far back as the 1920s.
The necklace opening is a stainless steel lobster clasp and extending chain that can adjust from 29 to 30 inches in length, the fringe hangs below that. The all stainless steel chain and pin material makes this a statement necklace that will survive a long time, and withstand harsher weather conditions. There are stainless steel cover beads above and below the knotted stainless steel, it will not come undone.
This design has been tested for comfort, ease of wear, and to make sure the fringe wouldn’t be catching constantly.
This is a single copy design and cannot be remade in this exact pattern of beads.
Necklace comes gift wrapped, and with a keychain UV flashlight.
**Uranium glass contains minute amounts of uranium dioxide, and glows under UV black light. Uranium glass level of radioactivity varies by piece, ranging from less than 1 percent to up to 25 percent by weight, but there is no recognized danger to handling or using uranium glass, according to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Uranium glass beads are even further diluted than the glass in glassware, as it is mixed with other glass to make the beads. Under 50CPM is normal levels of background radiation. Under 100CPM is not thought to have any health effects. Outside air in the United States of America averages around 25CPM. I check all my pieces with a geiger meter to make sure they clock in at safe levels.**