This vintage piece was crafted sometime after the Mid Century design period ( 1970-1990 ). The 14k gold necklace is Italian made and intricately woven. Italy has been well known for making premium gold jewelry pieces for many decades and produces a quality unmatched by other manufacturers. This is why Italian made gold jewelry is especially sought after by contemporary and estate jewelers. This gold necklace features an exquisite intricate weave along with textured finishes. This necklace is approximately 18 inches long and measures 1/4 of an inch in width. The necklace features an easy to use large lobster claw style clasp closure.