Arts & Crafts Carved Gem-set Necklace, J. Hartwell Shaw
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Arts & Crafts Carved Gem-set Necklace, J. Hartwell Shaw, composed of multiple strands of fancy link chain suspending bezel-set rose quartz and purple tourmaline tablets enhanced by flexible fringe, applied bead accents, completed by a conforming beaded clasp, gold, silver and silver gilt mount, lg. 27 1/2 and 3 1/2 in., signed J.H. Shaw, (missing one fringe).
Note: Shaw (active 1900-1935) was from Duxbury, Massachusetts. Her work is represented in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. For another multistrand necklace with carved gems, see Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, E. Karlin, p.230.