A gorgeous oxblood coral bead necklace from the Edwardian (ca1910) era! This stunning piece is comprised of a single strand of graduated oxblood coral beads which meet at a decorated push clasp. Strung on red thread, each natural and undyed bead has a smoothly polished surface and displays a spectacular, rich red color. The necklace fastens with a gorgeous platinum-topped 14kt yellow gold clasp that is embellished with a lustrous seed pearl at the center. Surrounding the pearl are lovely accent old Mine Cut diamonds resting within a milgrained setting that features a lovely cut-out design, and a safety clasp on the side adds extra security. Perfect for everyday wear or special occasions, this elegant and colorful necklace would make a perfect addition to any collection!
Measurements: The overall length of the necklace is 18.5" long. The largest bead measures 8mm in diameter and the smallest bead measures 3.5mm in diameter.
Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the oxblood coral beads or gold and platinum clasp, which is secure and in good working condition. The coral has some subtle natural inclusions, which is normal and not noticeable when worn.