Heaven and Happiness Onyx Necklace
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While admirers envy the simple elegance of this polished Heaven and Happiness Onyx Necklace with its striking asymmetrical triplet of mother-of-pearl beads, you can delight in the significance of its arresting colors. The Chinese Book of Changes deems black the color of Heaven, and red the color of Joy. Silver-plated spacers and toggle clasp. Handmade in the U.S.A. 14mm beads. 18"l.
Represents the splendid holdings curated by our Freer Gallery of Art and by our National Museum of Natural History’s Asian ethnological collection and National Gem Collection.
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