Vintage Natural Angel Skin Coral Beaded Necklace
Lovely angel skin Coral bead necklace, that is natural and not dyed, bleached or enhanced in any manner. . The coral is natural with a uniform powder soft blush hue, not white nor cream but faintly rosy. The clasp has been changed to a Sterling silver chain with Sterling crab claw catch for safety reasons... The beads are large, measuring approx. 10 mm each. Each bead is different, with tiny imperfections to show natural coral... coral is an organic gemstone with growth plates..While the coral beads are very close in size, they are hand rounded so the size of the beads are not exact.. though they do have a uniform presentation. We estimate the age of this necklace to be 1960's-1970's, a time before electronic calipers. Length is 18" long including the clasp. This is a beautiful unusual necklace, and is in beautiful condition. .The necklace weighs in at 65.3 grams.
Throughout history, coral has been thought to protect its wearer from harm and evil and to promote good health. Precious coral beads are a timeless and chic accessory sure to please.