Vintage large natural undyed red Mediterranean coral nugget beads Italy 8 inch strand. B4-cor428
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 and some sides are polished. The color is a rich dark orange-red. The uncut naturally shaped chunks are all bored for stringing. An 8 inch graduated strand with beads averaging 25mm to 5mm. 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.