|The clasp is stamped "CHINA." The links feature small cabochons of coral, lapis, and turquoise.|
|Another blog post is in the works about these old cinnabar beads. Stay tuned.|
Then the owner of eBay shop Beads With A Past emailed me with pictures of a fabulous necklace she'd recently acquired:
My photo files produced more examples of jewelry using similar beads:
|I replaced the corroded cloisonne bead on this bracelet.|
|Similar filigree links|
|More examples of that deteriorated cinnabar|
UPDATE: A few more examples in a later post.