Hands clasped together have long been a symbol of corcordia or harmony reaching back to Greek and Roman antiquity. Concordia was the Roman goddess of agreement.
Clasped hands can by symoblic of friendship, marriage, the joining of two and harmony throughout history and a motif inspiring the design of jewelry. Sometimes this is referred to as a fede, or mani in fede meaning hands in trust.
This 9-10k yellow gold necklace consists of a rounded box link that is both sinuous and eye catching with its multitude of tiny polished surfaces to catch the light.
It is joined by a clasp of repoussé gold of two hands clasped together. Hollow, they are puffed and each has a decorative cuff. At a length of 17 1/4 inches total, it sits in the perfect spot for most blouses or dress necklines.