Carnelian and rock crystal necklace.

A necklace based particularly on finds from 11-13th c Russia, but that could fit in many other places and times.

Cornerless carnelian rectangles paired with rock crystal rounds and squished rounds. This is strung on modern plasticized cable with a purchased clasp.

Source: Sedov

Source: Sedov

12th c jewelry in the Hermitage.

Another 7th-10th c example of the bead types together. Source: The Hermitage


Sedov, V. V., and B. A. Rybakov. Vostochnye Slavi︠a︡ne v VI-XIII Vv. Moskva: Izd-vo “Nauka, “,1982.!ut/p/z1/jZDLTsMwEEV_hS6yxB7HceKws4xEKS1BVYHgDXKjPIySOEpNI_H1uIgVj8AsRrrynTPXgxXOser10dTaGdvr1usnFT9nQsSESlhlkl2CyLZ3bCtvr4BE-PHDAL-UAKz-Mz9jUPP41V8L_A_CcSM3NVaDds256SuL85ChMzEWjS5ta2tT6NZLZypduAPOCeU8ZdyHU1_w1zeJx-_YMsseZCijT8N8QLPv0FR0CBALGRCaAvAkTCIen9KJfk-5TzeWVTmWI3od_dkb54aLAAKYpgkNpnf-6eBQYbsAvAwgSlJITp0QiCnjMf2J1diDw_k3Bh66-_xtvYQX1h7XYrF4B7kAoto!/dz/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/?lng=sv

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