The 2-strand bead necklace was a cornerstone of mid-century style, and some of the loveliest examples came from Vendôme. This necklace is no exception: chunky round beads in varying shades of lavender, alternating with faceted glass beads half-coated in flashing aurora borealis. Necklace is considerably longer than the usual mid-century 2-strand, opera length, measuring approximately 32 inches across the shorter strand, and falls to a length of about 16-3/4 inches from center back to the bottom of the longer strand. Spacer bars are in the shape of oak leaves. The J-hook is ornamented with a 5-petaled flower; this is very typical of Vendôme. Matching earrings measure approximately 1 x 1-1/4 inch. Clips are lever-type and have an adjusting screw to change the spring tension for comfort, another usual Vendôme feature. Excellent vintage condition; looks like it's hardly been worn at all. This is a wonderful set for the mother or grandmother of the bride or groom, or any other dressy occasion where you want a touch of vintage elegance!