Tag Archives: coral
Coral necklace with graduated beads and gold ball separators.
English, ca. 1900
Length: 19-½ inches
Tags: coral gold Victorian
Black onyx, gold and coral duck brooch in a cowboy costume with bandana, gun and gunbelt. Possibly by Cartier.
American, ca. 1940
Height: 2-1/8 inches
Tags: Cartier coral cowboy duck gold onyx Price $5000 to $25000
Carved coral and jade bead brooch, with diamonds and natural pearls.
London, ca. 1940
Length: 1-3/4 inches
Tags: coral diamond jade pearl
… present, you get a yellow diamond; and when you have boron, you get a blue diamond.
Pearls – coral – turquoise – topoz – spinel – shown in the picture. There are numerous other materials which man has used throughout time; these include turquoise used in both the snake necklace (English circa 1845) and the diamond cluster ring (English 1880). Turquoise was popular not only in Europe (usually Persian in origin) but also in the United States with the ever increasing interest in …
… completed using strong contrasting colors.
Popular materials included onyx, diamonds, carnelian, coral, jade, enamel and platinum.
The excess and glamour of the Roaring 20′s is reflected in the high-end jewels from this time period, including neck-to-knee length sautoirs strung with natural pearls and diamonds to be worn with low-cut “flapper” gowns or jeweled clips to adorn head pieces.