Lapis and blue agate necklace (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmcn480660

    £1250.00 Members' price *


    A hand-made necklace, centring on a bead of vintage carved wood from Nepal, designed exclusively for the British Museum.

    The central bead is of vintage wood with applied gold leaf, flanked by vintage Chinese coins. Delicate beads of hand blown Venetian glass, crafted by the master blower Moulaye Niang, sit alongside lapis cylinders and beads, some with gold dragon inlay, and blue lace agate. It is presented on a Chinese traditionally knotted silk/polyester cord.

    More about the brand

    Barbara Acton Bond is a self-taught jewellery maker, with an artistic vision and a focus to create unique, chic, conversational pieces.

    While studying the history of art and design at the University of California at Berkley and the University College of London, her passion and joy for art grew.

    Barbara’s inspiration has come from the traditional Chinese culture and jewellery. This is shown through her necklaces. Each necklace is a bespoke design, with unique pendants, stones and metals.


    Product code: cmcn480660
    World culture: China
    Details: Hand-made
    Material: wood, lapis cylinders, beads, blue lace agate,silk/polyester cord, vermeil clasp
    Size: chain approx 19inches
    Weight: 0.1kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

    This price is inclusive of VAT

    Every purchase supports the Museum

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