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Vintage Coral Jewelry

Coral jewelry has a timeless appeal, and is more popular than ever today. It's really our specialty and one of our favorite types of jewelry. The demand for coral continues to grow despite new trade and harvesting regulations.  All of our coral jewelry is vintage and has been in the U.S. for many years. Coral is an organic gemstone and unfortunately, coral reefs are endangered. They are threatened by warming ocean waters, harmful bacteria, pollution, and destructive fishing methods. Fine coral jewelry is getting rarer and more expensive all the time. The prices have tripled in the last 2 years. Think of buying coral like an investment, the price of coral jewelry will go up, because the supply is very limited.

The premier coral on the market is still "oxblood" red coral which is from the species Corallium. Most of it is harvested in the deep waters of the Mediterranean, and then polished and cut in Italy or Japan. Pink or Angel skin coral is always popular and commands a high price too. We have some pieces that are nearly impossible to find elsewhere.  Lots of our customers say they didn't even know there were so many different types and colors of corals.  Did you know it occurs naturally in lavender, black, blue, white, and of course every spectrum of red. Many people have never seen real Apple or Tiger coral.  You have not been able to import it into the USA for decades, so the only sources are antique and vintage pieces. We also have a great supply loose coral beads available, if you want to make your own jewelry. Please contact us if you are looking for coral jewelry you can't find, we have a lot more coral than we can list.

Vintage Italian Red Coral Graduated Necklace Sterling Clasp with CZ's.  Antique Victorian Salmon Coral Necklace  Angel Skin Coral Necklace

Vintage Italian Red Coral Necklace Graduated

Luxurious Sardinian Red Italian Coral Necklace with graduated round beads. The coral is a deep red oxblood color. The Italian coral is all natural and very nicely polished has no pitting. The coral is genuine hand carved and polished Sardinian noble coral beads. The beads exhibit excellent uniformity and a lovely brilliant, yet warm red hue. The beads were recently hand knotted on red silk and are graduated from 4mm to 7mm. The beautiful clasp is sterling with a gold wash decoration and has pave set CZ's. It is marked S925 and is very secure. The necklace weighs 16.2 grams. The necklace will come in a beautiful gift box. View A, B, C, D  See the clasp.

Length: 19½ inches

$575.00 Sold

Antique Victorian Salmon Child's Coral Necklace

This is a Victorian Era coral necklace composed of natural Sardinian Coral round beads from Italy. The beads are nicely graduated from 9mm to 3.5mm. The salmon coral rounds have a nice cut, color, shape and luster. This rare coral is all natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way and are a deep salmon orange color, they are AA quality. The necklace has a gold filled spring ring clasp and is 14 inches long. The Victorians believed coral had protective values, so it was popular jewelry for their children and this may have been a child's necklace. It is a short choker length, but we will include a gold tone extender to lengthen the necklace to 16½ inches. The clasp is marked 1/20th 12K GF and the necklace weighs 10.9 grams. See some other views A, B, C, D.

Length: 14 inches & 16½ with the extender

$325.00

Angel skin coral necklace

This is a lovely angel skin coral necklace. The pale pink coral beads are AA quality, all natural and haven't been treated or dyed in any way. The necklace is a wonderful quality and the coral has a nice, shiny luster. The coral beads are 9.5mm rounds that are hand knotted on a pale pink silk. It has a fancy sterling silver ball safety clasp that is inset with a row CZ's. The necklace is 19 inches long~ The necklace is in mint condition and has never been worn. It weighs 54 grams. The necklace will come in a beautiful gift box. See some other views-A, B, C, D, E, F

Length: 18 inches

$650.00

Rare Purple Branch Coral Necklace with Sterling Clasp Antique Italian Red Coral Necklace Salmon Coral Necklace with Silver Coral Clasp

Vintage purple coral branch coral necklace sterling clasp

This is a very rare dark purple branch coral necklace with long branches in the front. There are smaller pieces all around the back and sides. The purple coral is all hand cut and polished, it is natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way. You can see lighter purple on the edges and white on the tips. The longest piece in the center is 2 inches long. The necklace has sterling hook with a sterling chain that makes the length adjustable. This coral is very rare and difficult to acquire. It's a real treasure. The necklace is old stock in perfect, unused condition. The clasp is marked 925. Circa 1970's. The necklace will come in a beautiful gift box. See view A, B, C, D, E.

Length: 19 - 22½ inches

$425.00

Antique natural red coral nugget necklace

Fabulous Antique Sardinian Red Italian Coral Necklace with rustic heishe beads. The coral is a deep red oxblood color with natural inclusions and pores visible. The coral is genuine and has not been dyed. It was hand cut into roundish barrels that are a little thicker than heishe beads. The beads are 12-15mm in diameter and 5-8mm in thickness. The necklace has a gold filled hook and eye wire clasp. This piece has old world Italian charm. The necklace weighs 60 grams. View A, B, C, D  See the clasp.

Length: 18½ inches

$265.00

Vintage salmon coral necklace silver coral clasp

This vintage pink salmon coral necklace that is made with 7mm round beads. This coral necklace is really beautiful, it has the pink salmon color beads that the Victorians loved. The coral is Italian and is all natural and not dyed, the beads are very nicely polished have no pitting. The beads are 7mm rounds and it has a lovely silver clasp with a matching coral cabochon. The clasp is marked with an M logo and S for sterling. The necklace weighs 32.3 grams. See view A, B, C, D, E, F. It is in excellent condition - Circa 1940.

Length: 17 inches

$250.00

Opera Length Angel Skin Coral & Gold Necklace-6mm  Antique Victorian Salmon Barrel Coral Necklace Antique Victorian Salmon Pink Coral Necklace

Operal Length Angel Skin Coral Round Necklace

Lovely vintage angel skin coral necklace that has just been hand knotted on silk. The coral is a beautiful light pink with a fabulous polish. It is a very high quality. The coral is all natural and hasn't been treated in any way. The necklace is 26 inches long, which is considered opera length and the beads are 6mm in diameter. There is a solid 14kt gold filigree pearl clasp. The beads are from the 1960's and have never been worn, the necklace is in perfect condition. See more views 1, 2, 3, 4

Length: 26 inches

$275.00

Antique Salmon Barrel Coral Necklace

This is a rare Victorian Era coral necklace. It is composed of hand cut salmon coral beads from Italy. The beads are graduated and in the center measure 8x6mm, at the ends they are 4x6mm. This rare coral is all natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way. The coral beads are a lovely salmon orange color and have some natural pits and blemishes with a nice shiny luster. The necklace has a handcrafted silver hook clasp and is 15 inches long~ The necklace weighs 19 grams. See some other views A, B, C, D.

Length: 15 inches

$175.00

Antique Victorian Coral Necklace

This long coral necklace is really beautiful, it has the pink salmon color beads that the Victorians loved. The coral is Italian and is all natural and hand cut, the beads are very nicely polished have no pitting. The beads are hand knotted on silk and are graduated from 5mm to 9mm. The yellow gold clasp is marked 14k and is very secure. The necklace weighs 27.9 grams. The necklace will come in a beautiful gift box. View A, B, C, D  see the clasp.

Length: 22 inches

$495.00

Rare Apple Coral Necklace  Multi-Strand Angel Skin Coral & 14KT Gold Necklace  Black Coral Necklace12mm Rounds

Vintage rare apple coral necklace

This vintage apple coral necklace has a lovely combination of apple coral beads in different shapes accented with gold beads. The apple coral beads have gorgeous colors and are hand cut into large rounds, rondelles and half round shapes. The largest round beads are 25mm. It is a beautiful necklace measuring over 20 inches. It is finished with a gold tone hook clasp. This necklace is composed of genuine and rare Apple Coral, it is not limestone. The colorations are all natural and very striking. It is almost extinct and can no longer be imported, so these beads are very rare. See view A, B, C, D. It is in excellent condition - Circa 1970.

Length: 20½ inches

$245.00

Vintage Muti-strand angel skin coral and gold necklace

This is a beautiful angel skin coral necklace. There are four strands of pale pink coral beads strung together in gold cones. The beads are 4mm, AA quality, all natural and haven't been treated or dyed in any way. The coral beads have a nice shiny luster. It has two fabulous solid 14KT gold cones for clasps. These cones are heavy, hand made pieces that have been etched with a pretty pattern. The necklace can be worn with those on the side as accents. The necklace is 19 inches long~ The necklace is in excellent condition. It weighs 56 grams. The cones are not marked, but tested to be 14KT solid gold. The necklace will come in a beautiful gift box. See some other views-A, B, C, D, E, F,G

Length: 19 inches

$550.00

black coral necklace

Fabulous 12mm rounds black coral necklace that is new/old stock. It was made with rare AA quality round coral beads that all have been polished to an extra high gloss. It is rare to have beads this nice large size. This black coral is all natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way. The matching clasp is gold filled with a black coral cabochon. Never been worn and is in mint condition ~ Some of the necklaces still have their original tags which say Genuine Black Coral. Circa 1960. See view A, B, C, D, E.

Length: 17 inches

$375.00

14KT Gold Carved Angel Skin Coral Brooch

Black Coral 14KT Gold Necklace Angel Skin Coral & Gold Necklace-7mm

Vintage Victorian Gold and Angel Skin Coral Brooch

This is an exceptional hand-carved Victorian Coral Portrait Brooch of a lovely lady. She was expertly carved from a large single piece of coral in a neoclassical style. It is 9mm high at the highest point. The color is a blend of pink and angel skin coral. The artist did a great job of using the darker pink and the lighter angel skin colors to his advantage. It has a 14KT yellow gold frame and pin back that works perfectly. The frame fits tightly around the coral. It was most likely carved in Italy. See View A, B, C,, D, E See the back, Another view. It is unmarked but tested to be 14KT gold. Circa 1900.

Size: ¾ x 1 ½ inches - 9mm deep
               Weighs: 8.8 grams

$675.00

Black Coral Necklace Rounds

Fabulous hand knotted black coral necklace. It is made with beautiful AA quality round coral beads that all have been polished to an extra high gloss. These beads are a rare find in this quality, they are completely black with no signs of brown growth rings; they are 9mm rounds hand knotted on silk thread. The coral is all natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way. The clasp is a solid 14KT gold pearl style safety clasp. The clasp is marked 585. Never been worn and is in mint condition. See View A, View B, View C, View D, Clasp

Length: 17½ inches

$325.00

Vintage angel skin coral hand knotted gold necklace

Lovely vintage angel skin coral necklace that has just been hand knotted on silk. The coral is a beautiful light pink with a fabulous polish. It is a very high quality. The coral is all natural and hasn't been treated in any way. These beads are 7mm and have a solid 14kt gold pearl clasp. The beads are from the 1960's and have never been worn, the necklace is in perfect condition. See more views 1, 2, 3, 4

Length: 19 inches

$275.00

Native American Pueblo Cross Sterling and Red Coral Earrings Apple & Tiger Coral Lion Necklace Apple Coral Lion Necklace


Pueblo Cross Isleta Cross Sterling Native American Earrings

Vintage Native American coral and sterling cross earrings. These handcrafted earrings have a Pueblo Cross and a stamped design. They have natural red coral cabochons on the bottom. The Pueblo Cross, also known as the Isleta Cross is a very old Pueblo design associated with the Isleta Pueblo. The double-bar cross design is said to have originated with the Moors and Spaniards. To the Pueblo Indians the double-bar cross represented the dragonfly and they adopted it as their own religious symbol. The earrings have a dark oxidized finish which makes the red coral really stand out. The crosses are Marked T and 925. See View A, View B, View C.

Size: 1½ inches (cross only)

$110.00

Vintage tiger and apple coral lion necklace with wood and bone

A fabulous coral lion necklace. This vintage necklace is composed of genuine tiger coral, palm wood and bone beads that are accented with small gold rounds. The large lion pendant is a mosaic of tiger and apple coral along with black onyx and mother of pearl eyes. It has a gold tone hook and eye clasp. See view A, B, C, D - Circa 1970's.

Length: 28 inches - Pendant is 3 x 3¼ inches

$160.00

Vintage Apple Coral Necklace Jewelry Lion

Another wonderful coral lion necklace. This vintage necklace is composed of genuine apple coral beads in multiple strands twisted together and accented with black disks and gold rounds. The large lion pendant is a mosaic of tiger and apple coral along with black onyx and mother of pearl. Apple and Tiger coral are almost extinct and can no longer be imported, so they are very rare. It has a silver tone hook and eye clasp. See view A, B, C, D, E- Circa 1970's.

Length: 25 inches -Pendant is 3 inches

$160.00
Black Branch Coral Necklace Black Coral Tube Beads Necklace Unisex Red Branch Coral & Sterling Necklace

Vintage black coral branch necklace vintage natural

This is a black branch coral necklace with long branches in the front. There are smaller pieces all around the back and sides. The black coral is all hand cut and polished, it is natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way. The coral has been polished to a high sheen and is in terrific shape. The longest piece is1¾ inches long and it has a secure silver tone barrel clasp. This coral is getting rare and very hard to find. It's a real treasure. The necklace is unmarked. Circa 1970's. See view A, B, C.

Length: 17¼ inches

$85.00

Vintage Black coral and silver tube beads necklace

This is a vintage Hawaiian black coral necklace with silver beads. This is a great unisex style necklace that was made of black coral tube beads. The hand cut beads are knotted on black silk. In the center there are three silver beads that add a nice accent. The beads are all natural and you can see the distinct golden brown swirls in many of the beads. Black coral is almost extinct and can no longer be imported, so its very rare. The clasp is a silver tone barrel clasp. See view A, B, C. Circa 1970.

Length: 17 inches

$65.00

Native American red coral necklace

This is a Native American red branch coral necklace with handmade sterling silver beads. The coral is all natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way. The coral is a nice dark red color and it has a handmade sterling silver figure 8 clasp and hook. The silver has a dark patina one it. The necklace is and extra long 24 ½ inches long~ See another close up. The necklace is unmarked.

Length: 24½ inches

$165.00

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