This superb antique reddish deep orange bright natural coral (untreated in any manner) necklace dates from the mid nineteen century.
The necklace is composed of 53 hand cut, all different barrel shaped beads measuring 11.4 mm – 8 mm diameter. The necklace is 52.5 cm (20.7 inches) long, weighing 69.3 grams, and secured with an antique 18 k gold clasp (acid tested).
The necklace has been polished and restrung. There are some cracks, white and black spots, natural blemish, see pictures.
The necklace is in good condition.
This quality of coral is very rare to find today.
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