Necklace, designed by Alfredo Castellani (1853 - 1930)

Necklace, designed by Alfredo Castellani (1853 - 1930)

Necklace
Designed by Alfredo Castellani (1853 - 1930)
Rome, Italy
1925
Gold mounted with 21 scarabs of cornelian
Museum no. M.34-2001
© Victoria & Albert Museum, London

The 21 scarabs are attached to cylinder links, each with gadrooned edging, each separated by 22 granulated spheres or beads of gold attached at the top by a gold S-hook.