Superbly constructed glass bead necklace made in Italy by Ornella. The company was founded in 1944 by Maria Vittoria Albani in Milan, Italy. Featured in museum exhibits these rare pieces are renowned custom hand made couture pieces designed and created by Maria who is still alive today. This necklace dates from around the 1960s. The deep burnt orange beads contrast nicely with the grey blue details. The shortest strand is 22″ around and the longest is 26″. The width varies at around 2″. Excellent condition, wear to back of clasp.