Plump and round coral beads kept together by a contrasting linear silver arm, dangling on a dainty silver chain - this 1930's beauty is so lovely and feminine and stylish. The coral beads have a wonderful natural orange - red colour.
The beads have been made from Mediterranian coral of and natural orangey red colours, with a slight shifting to a more pale colour. The organic gemstone can be found in a wide range of warm red-pink colors, ranging in hue from an orangey sunset through salmon pink, to a deep blood red.
It takes very long for for coral to form, which naturally adds to it's value and rarity. The color of the coral depends on the depth at which it is found.
Historically the red coral of the Mediterranean sea has been much coveted in many different cultures across the globe, and belived to carry a wide range of protective and luck bringing qualities. Today Mediterranian coral is only allowed to be harvested by hand, in a limited quantity, to protect the reefs
Length on chain 40 cm, weight 4,8 g. The larger coral bead is 1.4 cm long, 1.2 cm wide and 1 cm thick. The smaller is .5 cm in diameter, and ca 0.4 cm thick.