A Beautiful and Rare Antique Coral Necklace, Vintage Victorian Graduated Beads, Hand Carved Italian Coral, 19th Century. This antique coral necklace is made of natural antique coral, 135 beads in all. This coral is almost impossible to get on the market today and is natural, not dyed this color or enhanced. The coral beads are hand carved antique coral. The beads graduate from about 6mm wide in the center to about 3mm near the clasp. The coral strand necklace is about 17 inches. The coral beads have the most lovely natural salmon coloration. The strand is estimated to date to the Victorian Era, 19th Century and the coral is Italian in origin. These were acquired through an estate collection and are in lovely vintage condition.