SOLD - Victorian Dark Red Coral Two Row Necklace On 15ct Gold Barrel Clasp
Antique double row of coral beads strung onto a 15ct rose gold barrel clasp.
The necklace features two rows of natural dark 'salmon red' coral beads with the shortest row measuring 12.75" / 32cm & the longer one 13.25" / 33.5cm in length.
The coral beads each measure around 4 - 5mm.
This necklace was most likely worn by a child as it is very short!
The Coral beads are a dark "salmon red" colour and they display the graining that naturally occurs in coral.
Interesting Facts: Romans adorned their Children in Coral to protect them from harm.
Historically Coral has been a popular choice for Christening presents (early 17th century portraits of children are shown wearing a simple row of coral beads).
Not hallmarked but tested as 15carat gold
MEASUREMENTS: 13.25" / 33.5cm
WEIGHT: 19.7 grams
CONDITION: Good condition
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
PRODUCT CODE: N080
Please note that images have been enlarged to show detail. All measurements are listed in the description. All items are Antique, Vintage and/or Pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Antique boxes are for display purposes only unless otherwise stated the item will be sent in a Leatherette & Velvet box.
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