Vintage large natural undyed red Mediterranean coral nugget beads Italy 18 inch strand. B4-cor429
Vintage large natural red Mediterranean coral nugget beads Italy
Vintage large natural undyed red Mediterranean coral nugget beads These pieces are from the coral trunks and have a rustic look with visible pores. The color is a rich dark orange-red. The uncut naturally shaped chunks are all bored for stringing. An 18 inch graduated strand with beads averaging 25mm to 10mm. Approximately 55 grams.
This is old natural undyed coral from the Mediterranean. It was acquired in the 1960s and is from a collector's estate. Due to over-harvesting of Mediterranean coral these beads are now extremely rare.