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!