Handmade Sterling silver chainmail and Murano lentil glass necklace
“Gala” silver necklace
- The chain maille section of this necklace is handcrafted with small Sterling silver rings assembled one at a time in the Byzantine weave, and combined with a beautiful glass bead carefully selected from high quality artisans based in Venice, Italy.
- The lentil shaped bead is lined with Sterling silver foil and decorated with multicolour glass dots. It measures approximately 20mm diameter. The placement and colours on this glass bead are random and no two beads are ever exactly alike. Each glass bead is handcrafted and therefore unique.
The Sterling silver snake chain is 16 inches/40 cm long. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like a longer chain (18 inches/45 cm long).
* Alternatively I can make this necklace with Argentium silver, “The Finest Silver”…
(extra cost may apply – please contact me for a quote)
Argentium silver is a modern alloy which is stronger, brighter and whiter than traditional Sterling silver. It is purer than Sterling silver as it contains 93.5% pure silver (92.5% for Sterling silver). Made of less copper than Sterling silver, Argentium is highly tarnish resistant therefore requiring no plating and less maintenance. It is also hypoallergenic, making it more suitable for customers who have an allergy to traditional Sterling silver. Made from ethically sourced silver, Argentium is responsible…