Gorgeous Italian Sardinian coral beads in a true red color that is all natural. This beautiful deep red color is called oxblood red. These coral beads have an excellent polish and shine. They were hand cut into tube or barrels with rounded edges. They average 5mm. They have a few pits and natural flaws as is to be expected on hand cut natural coral beads. These came out of a dealer's estate, imported in the 1960's. They are so hard to find now days. Red coral has been overmined to almost extinction. Note 99% of the white spots are from the flash.
These beads have not been dyed, and are not bamboo
- Sold in packs of 12 beads
- Circa 1960's
- Size: 5mm (Average)
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