Antique Victorian Orange Branch Coral Necklace

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Antique Victorian necklace featuring smooth branch coral beads. The necklace is secured with a silver push barrel clasp.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

HALLMARK

Silver (clasp)

 

HISTORY

The history of coral jewellery in Europe dates at least to ancient Rome, where it was believed to protect children and ward against evil. Pliny the Elder is said to have recommended coral to protect against the allure of temptresses. Renaissance paintings of the Christ Child often depict him holding or wearing protective coral amulets, and Mediterranean coral from Trapani, Sicily, was especially treasured during the French Empire. (Source: nytimes.com)

 

MEASUREMENTS

The necklace measures 46cm / 18" in length.

 

CONDITION

The necklace is in excellent antique condition.

 

SKU

1342

Antique Victorian necklace featuring smooth branch coral beads. The necklace is secured with a silver push barrel clasp.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

HALLMARK

Silver (clasp)

 

HISTORY

The history of coral jewellery in Europe dates at least to ancient Rome, where it was believed to protect children and ward against evil. Pliny the Elder is said to have recommended coral to protect against the allure of temptresses. Renaissance paintings of the Christ Child often depict him holding or wearing protective coral amulets, and Mediterranean coral from Trapani, Sicily, was especially treasured during the French Empire. (Source: nytimes.com)

 

MEASUREMENTS

The necklace measures 46cm / 18" in length.

 

CONDITION

The necklace is in excellent antique condition.

 

SKU

1342

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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