Early Victorian Natural Salmon Pink Coral Beaded Necklace, length 16.5″ / 42cm
Antique, Victorian Coral beaded necklace, restrung with a mixed size of coral beads (most likely to have originally been a graduated row), the largest coral bead measures 6.2 x 5.7mm and the smallest 4×3.5mm, complete with gold metal clasp.
The necklace would probably have been given as a Christening Present (this was a popular gift during the Victorian Period as it was believed that Coral would protect the wearer).
The coral is a lovely salmon pink colour, you can see the natural grain in the close up images
Length: 16.5″ / 42 cm
Weight: 11.5 grams
Date: Victorian (1901 to 1920)
Product Code: N173
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).
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.
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