Necklace composed of one strand of coral beads alternating with silver beads with filigree decoration, strung onto a red wool braid.
The coral, heavily collected since Late Antiquity along the wide Algerian coasts, was very popular in local jewelry, hence its nickname “red gold”.
Total length: 78 cm (30-2/3 in.)
Algeria, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Condition report : Overall good conserved condition. The tips of the braided wool has few pilling.
- Item(s) quantity: 1
- Expertissim Reference: 2014100854
- Necklace and pendants Silver
- Necklace and pendants Coral