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VICTORIAN NATURAL SCIACCA CORAL FROM SICILY RARE ANTIQUE NECKLACE!

£450.00

Offered for sale this truly gorgeous antique Italian coral from the early 1900 ca

The necklace is a lovely example of 100% NATURAL Coral bead SCIACCA type from Sicily

The most beautiful natural untreated un-dyed Red Tomato colour hue beads are hand turned as used in the past Victorian period slightly irregular in order of saving the coral in weight considered highly valuable at the time in spite of having some irregularity in shape

Necklace is made with a larger centre Coral bead measuring 14 mm. x 8.8 mm. all the other beads size have an average of 6 mm. in size

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Product Description

A beautiful Victorian necklace!

Offered for sale this truly gorgeous antique Italian coral from the early 1900 ca

The necklace is a lovely example of 100% NATURAL Coral bead SCIACCA type from Sicily

The most beautiful natural untreated un-dyed Red Tomato colour hue beads are hand turned as used in the past Victorian period slightly irregular in order of saving the coral in weight considered highly valuable at the time in spite of having some irregularity in shape

Necklace is made with a larger centre Coral bead measuring 14 mm. x 8.8 mm. all the other beads size have an average of 6 mm. in size

Coral beads are alternated by Silver gilt roundels completed by an old silver gilt closure clasp still in good order

This OLD type of coral from SICILY is very scarce and hard to find – it is very collectable and believed to have special good properties to the wearer

Necklace is 47 cm. open30.8 grams it weighs

It looks stunning when worn!

Current retail value is £1,200 our reserve is much less!

Additional Information

Metal

gilded silver

Hallmarks

assay

Gems

natural Mediterranean coral beads ranging in diameter from 6 mm. to 14 mm. x 8.8 mm.

Measures

total length is 47 cm. (open.)

Weight

30.8 grams

Condition

very good