We are very proud to offer one of the finest Italian Angel Skin coral necklaces in this world. This very beautiful & dramatic 30 inch opera length angel skin coral necklace boasts 37 round coral beads that measure 13.5 to 15.82 mm. Most beads are in the 14 to 15 mm range. It is nearly impossible to find angel skin coral beads this big now-a-days. Beads this size are 4 to 5 times larger than 8 mm beads. They took about 20 years to grow this large! The gorgeous angel skin beads are an off-white color with pink blushes. The very large cylinder shaped carved angel skin bead is 29.3 mm (25 mm= 1 inch) x 16.81 mm. The entire necklace weighs a whopping 160 grams which includes a 14 kt. Gold Filigree clasp, as well as 9 big 14 kt. Gold fluted spaces beads. You don't have to open clasp as these easily fit over your head. The estate said this necklace came from a vacation to the Isle of Capri in about 1970, thus, these are the finest Mediterranean coral beads to be had. The Isle of Capri is located 19 miles south of Naples, Italy just off the Mediterranean Sea. The beads are nearly blemish free with only about 5 beads showing natural crevasses or hair-lines. The blemishes are not noticeable but are there as this is a creation of Nature and we mention this for accuracy. But it is truly insignificant in the big picture of this magnificent & outstanding necklace. This is the best Coral necklace I have ever seen. It is a Treasure! It is Big & Bold & very Impressive. It is an elegant Masterpiece that you can wear while it gets more valuable as Coral prices just keep on going up. In Italy Great corals like these sell for $250.xx / gram which would give this necklace a value of about $40,000.xx. It looks it! It is too beautiful for words. A retail value would be $7,500.xx +
Item ID: OSP-0013
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