Main Stone Measurements/Color : The largest stone measures 24.0 mm in length by 14.5 mm in width and the smallest stone measures 7.0 mm in length by 16.0 mm in diameter, dark red coral with some lighter milky sections as well as black webbed matrix. Stone Treatment : The stones appear to be untreated, but we are not certified Gemologists and cannot be sure.Item Measurements : The necklace has a wearable length of 23.0", and the 3 tab pendants measure approximately 3.0" in length by 2.0 in width each. The smaller of the rhondelle beads measure 0.3" in length by 0.4" in width, and the larger ones measure 0.5" in length by 0.8" in width. Notable Features : This stunning beaded medallion tribal necklace was handcrafted by a talented Moroccan jeweler during the Art Deco period. With an opera style length, this ornate piece features twenty three wearable inches, and very beautiful accents. Thirty raw polished red coral stones with shapes that vary from disc to potato decorate this piece, and add a beautiful vivid coral red hue that is quite mesmerizing!
The configuration of the beads on this strand is station style, with ten hollow, geometric rhondelle style spacer beads placed throughout for a lovely contrast against the red coral! Three large 60% silver medallion style round tabs feature a pretty geometric rosette style pattern which was created by hand chasing. This beautiful piece boasts a total of one hundred sixty-eight grams of weight, making it quite the perfect statement piece! The tribal character of this piece, as well as the natural patina that has formed over the silver, give it a true historical feel. Black silk string has been used to tie this piece together sturdily, and enables easy maneuverability when putting the piece on or taking it off.This eye-catching ethnic necklace would make a wonderful addition to a collection, as well as a great gift for a loved one! There is some natural wear on some of the red coral where it sits next to silver beading. This gives the piece a lovely, antique feel, and is common for a piece of this age. This listing is for the item only.
This beautiful piece comes from the Art Deco era! The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era.
A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand.The chasing technique is the smithing process of using a nail-like tool and hammer to hand etch patterns on a metal surface. This process was very difficult and time consuming, and only the best jewelers were trained in this technique. Please take this into consideration before. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Sterling 60 Silver Moroccan Red Coral Bead Pendant Necklace" is in sale since Sunday, January 28, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado.
This item can be shipped worldwide.