Chinese Red Cinnabar Emblem Necklace
45.66 USD / In stock.
She knew the red was daring, but against her dress, she couldn't resist. Her only hope as a courtier was to not outdo the Empress.
18" with 1" extender; drop is 4.25"
carved synthetic cinnabar medallions, gold beads, red glass beads, tigertail, with gold-filled findings.
real cinnabar is actually a permutation of mercury, which is poisonous. any cinnabar you see in jewelry in modern times is actually a resin that is hyper-pigmented to simulate the laquered and carved chinese pieces.
any piece that claims to be real cinnabar is either an antique (and belongs in a museum), or is being falsely advertized.