Antique, Georgian, Gold, Genuine Red coral bracelet with foliate push-in clasp. Antique, Georgian, Gold, Genuine Red coral bracelet with foliate push-in clasp. Click images to enlarge
Description Antique, Georgian, Gold, Genuine Red coral 5 row bracelet with foliate push-in clasp.
A Stunning strand bracelet consisting of five rows of ‘deep salmon red’ coral beads, the coral alternates between a 3mm round bead and a carved scroll design long bead 6x2mm (these are not sprigs). The coral would have been painstakingly carved by hand. Complete with gold engraved foliate designed clasp with pushin fitting.
The bracelet measures 7″ / 17.5cm
In Very Good Condition – it looks like it has recently been restrung.
This fine Antique coral bracelet will be presented in a black leatherette and velvet box
WEIGHT: 14.9 grams
HALLMARKS: None – tests to at least 9ct gold
CONDITION: Very good
DATE: Georgian (1714 to 1840)
PRODUCT CODE: B025
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.