Vintage necklace of carved and smooth angelskin coral beads. 14k clasp. nlja898
Vintage necklace of carved and smooth angelskin coral beads. 14k clasp
This lovely and timely beauty will soon be a fleeting memory. Mediterranean coral of the variegated kind (facing extinction) is featured in this fabulous and rare one of a kind necklace. The variegated coral necklace is comprised of a large carved coral cylinder bead with crouching dragon and Shou motifs and is surrounded by alternating variegated carved flower beads and smooth pale beads. Finished with pale pink to near white coral beads at the ends. The variegated colors are a soft salmon to near white, The necklace is 18 inches end to end. Each bead is individually knotted with white silk cord. 14k yellow gold clasp. The central carved cylinder bead is 31mm x 16mm. The variegated flower beads are 12mm and the smooth rounds are 7mm to 8mm.. This fine grade stunning variegated coral weighs 54.7 grams. Comparable necklaces are very hard to find and very costly. These superb and rare beads have been examined to our GIA certified gemologist and certified to be completely natural and untreated.