Early Victorian Natural Salmon Pink Coral Beaded Necklace on 9ct rose gold clasp, length 19.5″ / 50cm
Antique, Victorian graduated Coral beaded necklace, with a central bead measuring 8x7mm graduating in size to a 4×3.5mm bead, hand strung onto a 9ct rose gold bolt ring clasp fitting.
Hallmarked: 9ct (denotes 9carat gold)
Horse hair was used for restringing antique necklaces, this coral necklace has the original horse hair !
The coral is a lovely deep salmon pink colour, you can see the natural grain in the close up images
Length: 19.5″ / 50 cm
Weight: 16.5 grams
Date: Victorian (1901 to 1920)
Product Code: N118
Beautifully presented in a new black leatherette and velvet box.
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). Coral remained popular throughout the Victorian, Edwardian period.
Please see image of Queen Victoria as a young girl wearing a similar coral beaded necklace.
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.