Vintage Czech "Egyptian" Scarab Necklace
Czech pressed glass from the 1920's; introduced when the King Tut exhibit came to New York City. Very collectable! Called "Egyptian Revival" by bead enthusiasts. 42" long hand knotted necklace of tan pressed glass beads with scarabs and decorative brown patterned designs. The small beads are 7mm diameter, the larger round beads are 9mm diameter, and scarabs measure 16mm long x 12mm wide x 5mm thick, with 5mm red glass beads. Original stringing, and can be worn as is, but should be restrung.