Vintage Murano Sommerso glass disk bead and goldstone bead necklace. nlbg2126(e)
Vintage Murano Sommerso glass disk bead and goldstone bead necklace. n
This necklace features 9 spectacular vintage Murano Sommerso glass disk beads. These beads date to the 1960s and are a mosaic of cane glass, colored glass, and aventurine under clear glass. Strung with vintage oval goldstone (aventurine) beads. Each bead is individually knotted. with blue silk cord. Silver vermeil s hook clasp. The Murano disks are 19x7mm . 22 inches Goldstone is a man made gem consisting of tiny copper flecks suspended within glass. It is most commonly reddish brown. Aventurine glass is another name for goldstone. Aventurine glass was invented in Italy in the 17th century. Glass is combined with copper or copper salts. When the glass melts and cools, these mineral deposits clump together to create a gold-flecked and shiny appearance.