Tibetan necklace with phenolic resin, glass paste beads, Nepal
Tibetan necklace with beads of phenolic resin and glass paste. On the phenolic resin (young amber) beads, pieces of brass have been laid-in with beads of metal with low silver content, and occasionally with minuscule pieces of turquoise. The necklace can be cleaned somewhat (dust), though it is in a good condition overall.
Length: approx. 65 cm
Weight: 236 grams
Origin: Nepal (village with Tibetan refugees)
Date: late 20th century