Jacqueline Kennedy Jade Lioness Knot Necklace (camrose & Kross) Nib
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Jacqueline Kennedy Jade Lioness Knot Necklace (camrose & Kross) Nib:
Jacqueline Kennedy Jade Lioness Knot Necklace (Camrose & Kross) NIB. FREE SHIPPING in the continental USA.Aristotle Onassis, who enjoyed giving Jackie Greek-style jewelry, presented her with the original of this reproduction necklace in 1969. The necklace was placed on Jackie's breakfast tray one morning while the couple was sailing aboard Onassis' world-famous yacht, the Christina. The central element of the necklace contains a square knot, reminiscent of the love knots Mediterranean sailors would give to their lovers or wives before a long voyage. When the sailors returned the sailors would retrieve their knots, often decorated and enhanced during their absence. Over many years, and over many voyages, these knots would become very personal and unique. This particular knot includes two lioness heads, each holding a genuine jade ball in it's mouth.
This lioness knot necklace has geniune jade that dangles from the lion's mouth. The 24k gold plated necklace is 20" long with a lobster clasp and 3"extention.Retail price varies from $110-160. Seen elsewhere for prices and winning offers exceeding $80.