A beautiful strand of antique coral beads from the Victorian period.
Coral was very popular during this period and believed to provide the wearer with protection against evil. Infants often had coral bead necklaces or bracelets.
This strand of coral has a delicate salmon pink color.
The graduated beads are natural, they have not been treated or color enhanced.
The strand measures 15&3/8" long, the largest center bead is 6.5mm, the smallest is 2.5mm. Total weight is 10.5 grams.
The necklace closes with a 12k rose gold tube clasp and a gold bead on each side, not marked, they tested 12k with acid.
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear.
A charming strand of antique Victorian coral beads.
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