Antique 1880s Victorian 18k Rose & Yellow Gold Carved Salmon Coral Necklace Rare For Sale
Antique 1880's Victorian 18k 750 Rose & Yellow Gold Carved Salmon Coral Necklace RARE
14.6 Grams total weight
Coral is VERY hard to photograph, The coral is much lighter in color and not deep red as the photo's dictate. I have been dealing in Salmon Coral specifically for a number of years now, THIS IS GUARANTEED to be Salmon Coral.
Size and Measurements:The necklace measures 16 inches in length, when worn it flows above the breast bone. The coral links measure a tad over 1 inch in length.
Details of Style & or Stones(s):
This beautiful necklace features the stunning Victorian era jewelry! This necklace is by far one of the rarest and most sensational pieces of jewelry that i have ever sold in my lifetime. This beautiful necklace is all original except for the 18k Yellow Gold clasp which was replaced at one point, however goes very well with the necklace. This beautiful necklace features 6 separate Coral links that have all been completely carved by hand. Two of the carved links the etchings that are inside of the high relief carvings have slightly faded, not noticeable though. Each piece of Coral would of been carved strictly by hand, the amount of skill and craftsmanship that get's put into this process is some of the most difficult jewelry work in history. I cannot stress to you guys the difficulty in carvings these pieces! The coral that is carved is the very rare and most sought after of all coral called Salmon Coral. Salmon Coral in the Victorian Era was a status symbol and basically said when worn "I'm Rich". Only the richest of the rich were able to have the coral custom imported in from theMediterranean to be hand carved and set into hand made gold jewelry. On the ends of the Coral are Rose gold hand etched bezels, very beautiful rose gold color that was so popular during the Victorian Era! The links in between each Coral Link are VERY heavy duty Yellow Gold hand crafted links, theyaren'tflimsy like most other necklaces, this was made to last.I love the contrast between the Victorian Era Yellow Gold and Rose Gold, makes a beautiful look! This necklace truly is a one of a kind museum quality piece, i know, and you know you will never see anything quite like this again. The artist would of have crafted this amazing necklace from scratch and according to the customers specifications. This would not of been a cheap process! It is a true miracle that this has survived this long in this great of condition!
Victorian jewelry is some of the rarest jewelry to find and some of the most sought after jewelry! You see, most people during the early 1900's could not afford to purchase precious metal jewelry such as this. That being the case it was almost always custom ordered by a rich and wealthy family and hand made. Because of the selective amounts made during this time, not much has survived the years of being broken, melted, and just simply lost with time. This is a true rarity!
Markings:The clasp is stamped 18k but has been verified and tested as 18k Yellow Gold The links and the gold on the coral has also been tested and guaranteed as 18k Yellow & Rose Gold. Please read below as how we test all of our items in a non-harmful way with our XRF-Spectrometer gun.
Summary:This is a beautiful
and antique item! Victorian jewelry as I stated above is very rare to find
with this quality of gold work! Again, as stated this type of jewelry was reserved
for the rich and wealthy and few examples have stood the test of time of being
melted, broken, and just lost with time. Please don't hesitate to offer on this
truly beautiful item. You may never see another item like this with this quality of gold work again! This item will truly be the staple of anybody's collection and be
anexcellent eye catching piece!
XRF-Spectrometer Gun:All of our jewelry is guaranteed to be as stated above through an X-Ray Florescent-Spectrometer test that reads the alloys of the metal without damaging the piece like nasty acid and scratch tests. This tells us the purity of many precious metals and the alloy of an unknown metal or element. Rest assured that we are 100% positive that you are receiving the real deal!
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*Guaranteed to be the purity of what is listed above or we will issue a full refund.
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