Capture her heart with the gift of natural Mediterranean red coral. This new old stock necklace is in pristine, unworn condition, making it a perfect gift idea. Plus fast & free shipping too.
This beautiful Sardinian red coral necklace offers pure delight with its undyed, untreated, unheated and unwaxed coral that is carved to perfection. The necklace is a graduated design that measures a generous 21" and features 75 dark Sardinian red coral beads, hand cut and polished to a desirable glossy sheen.
The center bead is just under 10mm, at 9.8mm, with beads slowly graduating down to 5mm near the clasp. The necklace has 18K gold end caps with the last bead at each end measuring 6.1mm. At mid-line, the beads average 6.5mm. The necklace is fitted with an 18K yellow gold bead clasp that measures 8x5mm and is fitted with a self locking plunger closure. The clasp is hallmarked "750" and stamped with Italian registration marks. The necklace weighs 33.5 grams.
This coral is Mediterranean in origin and classified as Sardinian red. Its actual hue is a deep red with warm undertones, darker than a tomato red but without the blue undertones of oxblood red. The color is natural and without dye or enhancement of any kind. The bead surfaces are smooth and without deep pits, crevasses or black/brown enzyme markings. The extraordinary light refraction quality of Precious coral make it a challenge to capture and relay actual hue in a photograph. It is difficult to capture the color depth and brilliance at the same time. Corals are best evaluated in person, but please feel free to contact us with color questions via RL messaging or telephone/text at 919-886-1987. We do offer fast & free shipping with a no hassle return policy if your purchase is not absolutely perfect for you.
The beads are polished to a flawless high gloss. When magnified and viewed in bright light at just the right angle, a few pin prick size shallow pits are present. These are not visible with the naked eye. Raw coral specimens are extremely rough and full of twists and turns. Coral must be worked to its heart to produce beads of this quality, density and perfection. This necklace combines the best of Mother Nature and the world's greatest coral artisans in Torre del Greco, Italy.
This necklace is pristine, in uncirculated condition. It has been freshly strung on red silk without knots. It can be restrung with knots should you prefer. This would add just over 1" to the current length. Please contact us for information. The clasp is in perfect working order and makes for easy on and off.
This engaging crimson beauty will be delivered in a lovely presentation case, perfect for gift giving and storage, along with a copy of our easy coral care instructions.
Shipping is Fast & Free to USA with overnight upgrade available at discounted rates. International shipments via Federal Express Priority with 3 day arrival to most global locations, but do contact us for best available method and pricing.
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