Gorgeous Valjean Cascading Simulated Pearl Necklace
This gorgeous simulated pearl necklace was produced by Valjean circa 1966. All glass pearl bead strands are hand knotted. There are 4 strands around the neck approximately 19" long. They come together in a rhinestone embedded mustache style clasp which hooks in the center with a rhinestone topped tab. Attached to each side of the clasp are 5 strands of pearls ranging from 6.5"-8", each has a .75" tear shaped drop on the end, and the bottom edge is "V" shaped. The entire necklace is approximately 16" long. There is abolutely no discoloration of any of the pearls, indicating that this necklace has never been worn. It is in excellent condition. This is definitely a statement piece! The last photo shows the original advertisement for this necklace.