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Chinese Tibetan 175.4 Grams Natural Coral Bead Huge Necklace Antique Vintage For Sale
Antique/Vintage ChineseNatural Coral (not dyed) Necklace ~175.4 Grams- 28" Long
Rare ~ Huge ~Fabulous
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The necklaceis crafted out of 47 large barrel shapedbeads, 4 small roundbeads,& the original silver filigree clasp, marked 'silver'.
The coral is a natural sea coral, not dyed, not treated.
These beautiful coral beadsare arichmedium salmon/orange color with natural whiteinclusions. The beads are handpolished and have agreat lustre. Thenatural stiriations which are typical to coral are visible through magnification.
Exact color of coral is difficult to photograph, I tried my best and the pictures were taken in different lighting conditions, but they do not do justice to its beauty... Insome pictures the coral appearsdarker & more orangethan it is in person, and please note that colors vary from monitor to monitor due to different monitors resolutions.
MEASURMENTS: The necklace measure 28" long wearable lenght. The largestbead measures a substantial 15mm x 19.5mm in diameter. Thebeads vary slightly in shapes and some ofthe next sizes are approx. : 14mm x 15mm, 13mm x 14mm, 12mm x 13.5mm, 11mm x 12mm,and so on. The 4 small roundbeads measure 7mm & 8mm. The clasp including the connecting ring measures 19mm x 11mm. The necklace weighs 175.4 grams!
4pictures were taken next to a ruller,2 next to adime,and themannequinis life sized.
Natural coral is becoming an 'endangered species'&is getting harder & harder to find, especiallylarge beads like these.
The last picture shows other old coral necklaces which will be listed soon.
Refunds are only on items that are significantly not as described. Please read the description, look at the picturesclosely &email with any questions prior toofferding...the jewelry that I sell are vintage & antique, not new...often rare & hard to find pieces... and haveappropriate agewear. I post many pictures &do my best to describe the condition. Thanks
Payment is expectedwithin 3 days of sale end. If you need additional time please email me. Will ship within 2 - 3 days excluding weekends and holidays. Florida residents will be taxed 7% sales tax.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING FEE IS $44.95 BY EXPRESS MAIL WITH TRACKING (there was a big increase in postage feesrecently).I WOULD BE HAPPYTO COMBINE SHIPPING COSTS FOR ADDITIONAL ITEMS.
Shipping to Italyand to someother countries with noefficient postal seviceswill be by Fedex onlywhich is costly, & if intersted please email for a rate quote (and please note: Fedex does not deliver to P.O BOX adresses).
International Buyers – Please Note: Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost (typically collected upon delivery).These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding or buying.
I RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY offer AND REFUND ANY PAPAL PAYMENT.