They are wired and have metal spacers on each end of the glass. The necklace is 24 in length and is just stunning. All beads are clean and unbroken with no chips or cracks. There is a trombone clasp and the beads are really special. They have sparkles or foiled inside.I love this necklace and know you would too. The item "Antique Vtg Lapis Glass Beads Wired Necklace Murano Czech Beautiful" is in sale since Tuesday, January 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Retro, Vintage 1930s-1980s\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "walkingonsunshine54" and is located in Harrisburg, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Slovenia, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, New Zealand, Norway, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.