Antique Georgian Coral Necklace
A rare and special Georgian coral necklace with deep, salmon coloured“dog and bone ‘coral beads and a pineapple carved barrel-shaped bead at the centre.
The spring ring clasp tests for 9ct rose gold. Many antique portraits of this period feature women and young children wearing coral as it was believed to have special protective properties.
Very good condition commensurate with age.
Composition: Natural undyed coral and original gold clasp.
Length : 60cm
Central bead : 8.12 mm x 7.57.
Total weight: 17.4 gm