Looking for That Special Gift? Victorian Dark Red Coral two row necklace on 15ct, 15k, 625 gold barrel clasp.
Victorian Dark Red Coral two row necklace on 15ct, 15k, 625 gold barrel clasp, Circa 1890. Antique double row of coral beads strung onto a 15ct rose gold barrel clasp. The necklace features two rows of natural dark'salmon red' coral beads with the shortest row measuring 12.75" / 32cm & the longer one 13.25" / 33.5cm in length. The coral beads each measure around 4 - 5mm.
This necklace was most likely worn by a child as it is very short! The Coral beads are a dark "salmon red" colour and they display the graining that naturally occurs in coral. Interesting Facts: Romans adorned their Children in Coral to protect them from harm. Historically Coral has been a popular choice for Christening presents (early 17th century portraits of children are shown wearing a simple row of coral beads). Not hallmarked but tested as 15carat gold.
MEASUREMENTS: 13.25 / 33.5cm. DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901). This collectable antique Coral necklace is beautifully presented in a new black leatherette and velvet box as displayed. Please note that images have been enlarged to show detail. All measurements are listed in the description.
All items are Antique, Vintage and/or Pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Antique boxes are for display purposes only unless otherwise stated the item will be sent in a Leatherette & Velvet box. Visit our store for more unique and rare items! We strive to source, research and list many beautiful historic pieces of Jewellery from the early Georgian period up to the present day.Our aim is to provide first class service to all our existing and new customers. Thank-you and enjoy shopping at our store!! It is the buyers responsibility to be in compliance with all applicable import regulations. Photographs have been enlarged to show detail and all measurements are listed in the description. Gemstone sizes and colours are only estimates. All items are Antique, Vintage and pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Please return the item in its original condition & packaging. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "fineantiquejewelleryshop" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.