Description: A restrung carnelian bead necklace comprising a graduated string of spherical, subrectangular and doughnut-shaped beads. The beads probably ancient and repolished in modern times, and probably from Afghanistan.
Size: Beads from 6-29 mm/0.2-1.1 ins. across, the string measuring 557 mm/22 ins. in length
Culture: Near Eastern
Provenance: Ex Cambridgeshire private collection.
Photographed in both natural and artificial light.