Tupos were worn by women of Peru, Bolivia, and Chile to fasten their shawls, against the chill winds of the Andean highlands. This piece of Spanish Colonial / South American folk art is a mixture of indigenous design and the Spanish colonial influence and these jewelry art are becoming quite scarce. The original tupo was converted into a stunning statement necklace, guaranteed to be unique and only one available. It is made to be perfectly safe to wear as a necklace.
The clasp is decorative push-in box clasp with a large sparkling rhinestone and marcasites. The large silver metal beads are tested positively to be Sterling Silver. The necklace consists of six strands of. Please take all measurements off the pictures provided. My pictures are enlarged to show quality, condition and details.I encourage you to review every photo provided, since my pictures are. I'll gift wrap for you and will package it very well, however, m. Y display boxes are not for sale.
Thank you very much for browsing my collection. Please find me on-line as "Alex Karenin Estate Jewelry"! Alex Karenin Estate Jewelry Store. The item "ANTIQUE TUPO SILVER FISH GENUINE RED BRANCH CORAL NECKLACE MULTI-STRAND STERLING" is in sale since Saturday, October 21, 2017.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "alexkarenin" and is located in Hartsdale, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.