The colours of this piece represent the dark hair, white skin and red lips of the geisha. The necklace consists of brown/black stone beads, two large cultured flat pearls, brown/white shell slices and a large piece of red coral with a small silver rose above it. The necklace is finished with a black tassel.
The necklace has a feeling of ceremony and value.
Red coral jewellery is still worn as a talisman in various cultures, it is believed that the stone can help in protecting the wearer against evil spirits, averting accidents and can improve financial health. Corals from Japan are said to have the 'ox/blood' red colour and are highly valued.
| Measures approx. 53 cm in length