The pieces displayed in "500 Necklaces" are among the most exquisite ever created, ranging from unique chokers to artful collars and showcasing precious metals and gems and more unusual materials, including plastic, wood, paper and glass. They're forged, cast or woven and have surface embellishments from inlay to enamelling. The variety is astonishing: from classic bejewelled chains to avant-garde felted wool constructions.
This entry in the stunningly photographed Showcase 500 series features the most gorgeous necklaces you've ever seen. Lovingly crafted by renowned jewelers from around the world, these one-of-a-kind pieces display technical excellence, diverse forming techniques, and unceasing beauty. Made of materials that range from traditional metals to nylon, fabric, and found objects, these necklaces will leave crafters, jewelers, design fans, and collectors awestruck.