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Chinese Carved Coral Necklace

This exquisite 19th century salmon coral necklace is composed of 51 hand carved coral Chinese beads. Each bead is 8 mm.

 0013-791067

The beads are carved on two sides with the long life symbol. Hand knotted on a silk cord, it has a 14KY gold clasp.

 0016-725064

0017-725137 

An example of incredible workmanship, the beads are also hollowed out and pierced 28 times.

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