India, Rajasthan, early 20th century
A set of two gold long necklaces, SITARA, consisting of open worked flower or star links.
This is a SITARA chain (sitara: star) and is a traditional design from Rajasthan, Gujrat and Madya Pradesh area.
Accompanying this item is a report of authenticity research conducted by Dutch Gemological Laboratory – part of Naturalis Biodiversity Center Leiden.
Research report by Naturalis Biodiversity Centre available on request