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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.

Tiger Coral Necklace and Earring Set - Signed  Multi-Strand Angel Skin Coral & 14KT Gold Necklace  Angel Skin Coral Necklace

Vintage Tiger Coral Necklace Set

A rare tiger coral necklace made with graduated round beads. The long strand of beads range from 9mm to 18mm. There is a matching set of pierced button style earrings slightly less than 1 inch. This coral is all natural and getting very hard to find. These beads were hand-carved and lightly lacquered. The beads are a light tan color with golden brown and black veins running through out. It has a spring ring clasp and a hang tag that has a shell logo and NL. See view A, B, C. Circa 1970's.

Length: 29 inches
Earrings: 26mm


$190.00

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

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 Victorian Sardinian Red Coral Set

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 operal 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 Sold

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

Apple & Tiger Coral Necklace Apple Coral Necklace Rounds & Squares  Red Branch Coral Set

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 apple coral necklace

This vintage apple coral necklace has a fabulous look. It is composed of rare apple coral round and square beads. The beads are graduated from 10-17mm. It is a beautiful necklace measuring over 19 inches. It is finished with a gold tone hook and eye clasp. Apple coral is almost extinct and can no longer be imported, so its very rare. See view A, B and a close-up of the clasp. It is in excellent condition - Circa 1970.

Length: 19½ inches

$195.00 Sold

Vintage Red Branch Coral Set

Lovely vintage red Italian coral necklace and matching earrings. The coral is all natural and hasn't been treated or dyed in any way. It has graduated long spiky branches, some that are over 1¼ inches long in the center. The coral has a wonderful polish and is a nice red color. It has a gold tone spring ring clasp. The earrings are gold tone screw backs with the same red coral branches on them. Both pieces are unmarked. Circa 1920's. See view A, View B.

Length: Necklace 21 inches
               Earrings 2 inches

$175.00 Sold

Les Bernard Angel Skin Branch Coral Necklace  Native American Red Coral & Turquoise Cross Necklace Black Branch Coral Necklace

"Vintage Les Bernard Angel Skin Coral Necklace"

This extra long vintage necklace is composed of angel skin branch coral beads. The coral is a soft and light pink color. The branches are graduated and these are extra long and thick branches. This is a very high quality natural coral necklace made by Les Bernard, who specialized in coral and other gemstones. The longest branches measure over 1 1/2 inches. It has a sterling gilt filigree clasp and a hang tag that is signed Les Bernard Inc. See View A, B, C, Clasp. Circa 1970.

Length: 30½ inches

$225.00 Sold

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 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

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

Vintage Coral Lion Necklace

Another wonderful coral lion necklace. This vintage necklace is composed of genuine apple coral, tiger coral beads, bone beads and 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- See the back ~Circa 1970's.

Length: 24 inches -Pendant is 3 ¼ inches

$160.00 Sold

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

14K Gold Black Coral Pin

14KT Gold Carved Angel Skin Coral Brooch

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



14kt gold black coral brooch pin

Wonderful rare black coral branch pin with 14Kt gold leaves and berries. The coral is an extra long wishbone piece and has been beautifully polished. Black coral is now endangered and getting extinct, this branch is all natural and is very uniform in color. It has a gold pin back that works well. The lovely pin comes in a gift box, See View A, B, C, D, See the back. It is marked 14K on the back of the leaves. Circa 1960's

Size: 2 ¾ x 1 inches

$225.00 Sold

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

Native American Pink Branch Coral Necklace Black Branch Coral Necklace Angel Skin Branch Coral Necklace

Vintage Native American Angel Skin Coral Necklace

This vintage necklace is composed of pretty branch coral beads and 5mm round beads. The coral is a light to medium pink color. The branches are graduated and are extra long in the center. This is a very high quality natural Italian coral. (It hasn't been dyed) The longest branches measure over 1 3/4 inches. It is finished in a traditional Native American style with sterling round beads and cone. It has a hook and eye claps. Circa 1970's. See View A, B, C, Clasp.

Length: 29 inches

$195.00 Sold

vintage black coral branch necklace

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 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 Natural Angel Skin Branch Coral Necklace

This vintage necklace is composed of pretty angel skin branch coral beads. The coral is a soft pink color with some darker splashes of color. The branches are graduated and are extra long in the center. This is all natural coral. (It hasn't been dyed) The longest branches measure over 1 1/4 inches. It is finished with french wire and a sterling silver spring ring clasp. Weighs 58.6 grams. Circa 1940's. See View A, View B

Length: 18 inches

$125.00 Sold

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