Handmade by a Jewish silversmith. Material:mixed silver, coin silver (high grade silver), Coral. Beautiful 8-strand natural coral necklace from Yemen withsilver beads.
Hard to find handcrafted Old Yemeni Silver andCoral necklace with red coral and silver berry beads. Beautiful necklace made mixing different antique beads. Theberry beads are antique Bedihi Yemen silver, and the red coral is antiquecoral from the Mediterranean Sea. The coral is around 150-200 years old, undyed, untreated and with a bright orange carmine color.(The coins were then melted to make beads). The port ofMokha was the main port in the Tihama area, where the coffee was plantedand harvested. The red coral in Yemen was used as part of the dowry, being partof all traditional jewels worn on marriages, and later in special occasionslike a new baby born. It had high value since ancient times as asymbol of protection and fertility. Thisitem is part of a family estate. All descriptions of origins and materials werepassed on in the estate and are not guaranteed. I try to describe my items asaccurately as possible but please remember these are vintage items of jewelryand will show signs of wear. Images are part of the description so please doexamine these carefully. Please refer to the dimensions on the pictures. The item "Exquisite rare, old, vintage necklace from Yemen, Silver and old Coral beads" is in sale since Friday, November 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Asian & East Indian\Necklaces & Pendants".
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