Kirsten's Corner Jewelry
Vintage Italian 18K Gold Knitted Necklace or Scarf
This gorgeous 18 karat yellow gold scarf necklace is Italian made and superb to wear. The scarf necklace has some remarkable weight to it and when worn really fits onto the lines of your neck. The scarf weighs approximately 89 grams. It measures 33 inches in length and is 5/8 of an inch is width. The scarf has an Italian hallmark of VI and gold number 750, which is 18 karats of gold, made in Vicenza. Vicenza is known as the center of gold production in Italy. It also has the number marks of 2241. This necklace was made after 1968 because of its gold marks, and most likely dates to the early 1980s.
The necklace can be worn in a multitude of ways, folded over or in a knotted, or with a brooch as pictured above. This scarf necklace feels really wonderful when worn. It is eye catching, with excellent knitted gold work. The necklace is hand made and ends in tassels. It is a wonderful vintage piece and great accessory, in great condition for its age.