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Jasper Court Necklace

$65.00

Price: $65.00

Item#:1074246

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The color palette for this natural jasper necklace was inspired by the range of hues and earthy textures found in the central Chinese countryside. But the design comes from Mandarin court necklaces that were popular during the early years of the Qing dynasty (1644–1911). These elaborate strings of beads and charms were said to be inspired by Tibetan mala beads given to Emperor Shunzhi by the Dalai Lama. This versatile necklace illustrates how something as simple as a strand of beads can connect cultures. Natural, undyed jasper beads and gold-plated brass spacers. Handmade in China.

36"L

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Jasper Court Necklace
 
3.3

(based on 9 reviews)

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50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good length (7)
  • Good quality (6)
  • Stylish (4)
  • Beautiful (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (6)
    • Office (4)
    • Travel (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Classic style (5), Practical (3), Stylish (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4), Yes (3)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    4.0

    Nice Necklace

    By tititina

    from Englewood, CO

    About Me Comfort-Oriented, Practical

    Pros

    • Beautiful
    • Good Quality
    • Stylish
    • Unique

    Cons

    • Claspless

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

    Its gorgeous. But I wished it had a clasp. Other than that is very very nice.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    Nothing amazing

    By feed the Spirit

    from San Diego

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Length

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

      Bought this as early Christmas present for my wife. She hasn't seen it, but you need a review, so I'm writing.

      If I were to give her 10 gifts, this would be one I'd give her to open 2nd or 3rd (saving the best for last).

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      4.0

      Nice weight

      By Teenie

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Career, Classic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Length
      • Good Quality
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Office

        Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

        Colors were not as pretty or varied as pictured

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Disappointing dark colors received

        By Cassie

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Classic

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Good Length

        Cons

        • Not like colors shown
        • Not quality implied
        • Poor Workmanship

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

        The photo shows an elegant combination of colored beads, and the description of the necklace specifically refers to the color palette as "the range of hues and earthy textures found in the central Chinese countryside." (very romantic) The photo shows hues that have a radiance to them and a variety and balance of delicate hues, brights & darks. The necklace that I received was made up of colors that were dark and dull. The "gold plated brass spacers" appeared thin and cheap. Also, the material used to thread the necklace did not allow the necklace to drape gracefully, instead there was an unsightly kink. Over all the quality was very poor. Granted, I believe it was Jasper, but it failed to live up to the photo and the description. I think this is crucial when someone is trying to find jewelry that will compliment their style and color of dress. I purchased this necklace as a gift for a family member, and returned it promptly.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Nice, but prefer the one in the picture

        By Debbie

        from Chicago

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Good Length
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Night Out
          • Office
          • Travel

          Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

          I was a little disappointed that the one I received as a gift is mostly dark greens. The photo shows a variety of colors and shades. I see from the comments that everyone was a little mislead by the catalog photo. If the colors reflect the China countryside, it must have been very dreary that day!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Beautiful!

          By Rosie

          from Manhattan Beach, CA

          About Me Classic, Practical, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful
          • Good Length
          • Good Quality
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Office
            • Travel

            Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

            This is a beautiful necklace but I wish it had a clasp. A clasp would allow one to use this as a two strand necklace.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Not as beautiful as pictured

            By top25

            from Maryland

            About Me Career, Classic, Stylish

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

                  This necklace is not as beautiful as pictured online. I don't mind having more greens, but the green colors of this necklace look dull.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Pretty

                  By Babs1940

                  from Georgia

                  About Me Comfort-Oriented

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Good Length
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                  • Not as shown
                  • Too much green in mine-

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

                  I would have liked it more if it had been more as shown in picture. I did not need all the green that was in it.

                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Very pretty - colors off slightly

                  By Maryann

                  from Massachusetts, USA

                  About Me Classic, Practical, Stylish

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Beautiful
                  • Good Length
                  • Good Quality
                  • Stylish
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Formal Occasions
                    • Night Out
                    • Office
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Jasper Court Necklace:

                    This is a very beautiful necklace and it will work well with a great deal of attire.

                    I purchased it as a coordinating piece to a red shawl based on the photo.

                    Given that photos I had anticipated a bit of garnet in the necklace, but has no garnet and definitely has more of a blue/slate color palette

                    It is still a positively radiant piece.

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