A necklace by Bvlgari, from the 'Bvlgari' collection, the onyx set disc suspended on integral chain, in 18ct gold, total length 400mm, boxed.
onyx. Onyx is a form of agate. European onyx is generally green, but can be many other colours, and can contain bands of black and/or white.
This multicoloured stone is widely used for table tops, lamp bases and in jewellery. Some types of onyx are also used for cameos of which the upper white layer is cut away to reveal the colour beneath.
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