This is a an antique silver textured belcher Rolo hammered chain 8mm x 5mm links. The chain is made of a brass base with an antique silver electroplating and clear coating. Its lead, nickel and cadmium free. There are 38 orange coral and silver bead charms throughout this art piece.
There are 5 handmade African amber 14mm accents beads. The pendant measures 2 in width by 1 in height. The length of the necklace is 20 inches. There is a small old toggle clasp closure. This is a unique and special find.
Coral has been called the garden of the sea. It was once believed to be a plant, but is now known to actually contain living animals called polyps. Coral is the result of accumulated skeletal masses from these polyps. Red is considered the most sought after color but coral also can be found in pink, white, yellow and black. Records dating back thousands of years confirm that coral was used in decorative art objects.
It was believed to prevent ill fortune and offer protection from skin disease when worn as a necklace. Dreams about coral are believed to foretell recovery from a long illness.
Ancients believed that Mars was composed of red coral. Coral symbolizes life and blood force energy. Dark red coral is used for heating and stimulating the bloodstream. Pink shades restore harmony to the heart.
It is used as an aid to depression, lethargy or deficient nutrition. Locations where coral can be found include the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Australia, the South Pacific, the waters of Japan, and Africa. The item "Berber Vintage enamel pendant & coral on a silver rolo chain Moroccan necklace" is in sale since Monday, February 8, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants".
The seller is "mimi033" and is located in Malden, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.