This is a rare ravishing antique circa 1880 s necklace composed of three strands natural untreated barrel shape corals from the Mediterranean Sea.
The necklace is composed from fine quality coral barrel shape beads of bright red to deep salmon color, measuring 7.7 mm to 5 mm diameter, with some natural blemishes, please see our enlarged pictures.
Total weight coral necklace is 84 gram.
The length of the shortest strand with the clasp: 41 cm (16.1 inch), beads 5 mm – 5.5 mm diameter.
The length of the middle strand with the clasp: 43.5 cm (17.1 inch), beads 5 mm – 7.7 mm diameter.
The length of the longest strand with the clasp: 49 cm (19.3 inch), beads 5 mm – 7.7 mm diameter.
Clasp: Antique Victorian 18 k yellow gold box clasp,measuring 1.4 cm diameter ( 0.55 inch), in good condition, set with one cabochon coral measuring 8.6 mm diameter, it is hallmarked 750.
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