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For its first-ever use of semi-precious stones, Lalique has selected a posse of slithering creatures to play messenger. Its new "Serpent" pendant range for fall, a sub-group within its vast China Mood collection of gorge crystal bric-a-brac, was unveiled at the house's Madison Avenue flagship on Wednesday. Featuring a wide array of rocks (amber, onyx, quartz and carnelian, to name a few), the necklaces are chunky and drape-y - just the thing to toss over a few layers of cozy knits. But supplies won't last; in a nod to Asian numerology, only 188 pieces were created.