Smithsonian Institution Exclusive
A mesmerizing classic, this artisan jewelry piece is destined to become a family legacy. Set in a double-frame bezel, an oval cabochon jewels this enduringly elegant Large Oval Pipe and Ball Pendant Lapis Necklace. Sterling silver snake chain, pipe-and-ball pendant, setting, and findings. Made in India.
Highly valued since the time of ancient civilizations, semiprecious lapis lazuli is curated by the Smithsonian's National Gem and Mineral Collection at our National Museum of Natural History. The collection's more than 375,000 specimens include a number of oval lapis cabochons, the largest weighing 117.7 carats.
Oval, 30x40mm. Necklace, 18"l. with 1.25"l. pendant.