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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.

Native American Pueblo Cross Sterling and Red Coral Earrings  Antique Victorian Salmon Barrel Coral Necklace  Angel Skin Coral 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. The T mark is attributed to Tommy Singer. See View A, View B, View C.

Size: 1½ inches (cross only)

$110.00

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

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

Opera Length Angel Skin Coral & Gold Necklace-6mm Antique Victorian Salmon Coral Necklace  Multi-Strand Angel Skin Coral & 14KT Gold 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 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

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

$575.00

Apple & Tiger Coral Necklace Tiger Coral and Black Coral Necklace Les Bernard Angel Skin Branch Coral Necklace

Vintage Apple Coral and gold bead necklace

This vintage coral necklace has a fashionable combination of apple coral tiger coral beads in different shapes accented with round gold beads. The apple coral beads are hand cut into tubes, rondelles and squash shapes. The tiger coral beads are 10mm rounds, they are the tan and brown beads. It is a beautiful necklace measuring over 21 inches. It is finished with a gold tone barrel clasp. Apple and Tiger coral are almost extinct and can no longer be imported, so they are very rare. See view A, B, C, D. It is in excellent condition - Circa 1970.

Length: 21 inches

$215.00

Vintage Tiger Coral and Black Horn Necklace

A rare modernist tiger coral and black coral necklace with a large circular pendant. There is one strand of hand cut tiger coral round beads that are 14-15mm. There is a second strand of black coral rounds that are 8mm. This coral is all natural, hand carved and getting very hard to find. The tiger coral is light brown color with golden brown and black veins running through out. The large pendant is a combination of the black coral and tiger coral with a brass back. It has a barrel clasp closure. See view A, B, C, D. Circa 1970's.

Length: 20 inches

$225.00

Vintage White Coral Les Bernard Necklace

This lovely vintage necklace is composed of genuine angel skin branch coral beads. The coral is a light pink and white color with nice polish and shine. The branches are graduated and are extra long and thick. This is a very high quality natural coral necklace made by Les Bernard, who specialized in coral and other gemstones. The longest branch measures 2 inches. It has a gold tone barrel clasp and a hang tag that is signed Les Bernard Inc. See View A, B, C, Clasp. Circa 1970.

Length: 19½ inches

$175.00 Sold

Victorian Sardinian Red Coral Set  Native American Red Coral & Turquoise Cross Necklace Native American Red Branch Coral Necklace

Antique Victorian Red Coral Necklace and Earrings

This is a fabulous Victorian Era Double-strand Red Coral Necklace and earring set. The coral is all natural Sardinian red coral that was all hand cut and strung on red silk. The necklace has a lovely filigree & rhinestone brass box clasp. The earrings are an older style clip on with each piece sewn together with red silk. The coral is Italian Sardinian coral in an orange red color. See view A, B, C. D, E, F.

Length: Necklace 15½ inches
               Earrings 1 inch

$175.00

Vintage red coral and cross native american necklace

Here is a very nice, Native American coral and turquoise necklace. This combination is a favorite and traditional Southwestern design. It has handmade sterling beads and a lovely sterling silver cross with a turquoise cabochon. It has graduated long spiky branches that are over 1½ inches long in the center. It has a sterling silver hook and eye clasp. See view A, B, C, D. The necklace is unmarked.

Length: 18 inches

$195.00

vintage Native American red branch coral necklace

This vintage necklace is composed of beautiful red branch coral beads that are Italian. The coral is all natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way. It has graduated long spiky branches that are over 1¼ inches long in the center. The coral is a nice dark red color. It is finished in a traditional Native American style with handmade sterling round beads, cones and an hook and eye clasp. Circa 1970's. See View A, B, C, Clasp.

Length: 22 inches

$160.00

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

$299.00

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

Red Branch Coral & Sterling Necklace Apple & Tiger Coral Lion Necklace Apple Coral Lion Necklace

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

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 Branch Coral Necklace Black Branch Coral 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 branch necklace

This is a black branch coral necklace with medium branches in the front. There are smaller pieces all around the back and sides. The black coral is all hand cut and is natural, it 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 pieces are 1¼ inches long and it has a secure barrel clasp. This coral is getting rare and very hard to find. It's a real treasure. See view A, B, C. The necklace is unmarked. Circa 1960's.

Length: 23 inches

$65.00

Vintage Black Coral Necklace

This is a dramatic, extra long black branch coral necklace. The black coral is all hand cut and polished, it is all natural. They have not over polished it, so you can see the beauty and character of the coral. It and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way, so you can see subtle color variations. Under close inspection you will see shades of golden honey brown veins, which only verifies the natural growth stages of the coral. Natural black coral is very light in weight so this piece is a joy to wear. The branches measure from 1 ¼ to 2 inches. These long branches are very rare. There are black glass beads in between the branches and along the neck for comfort. The clasp is a silver barrel. What a great piece of vintage coral jewelry that is becoming so hard to find!See view A, View B, View C. See the clasp. The necklace is unmarked. Circa 1960's.

Length: 22 inches

$225.00 Sold

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