Belle Rustique

hand-crafted jewelry from beautiful Bonny Doon


Red Coral Nugget Necklace

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Here's a beautiful red coral nugget necklace using 12 x 13mm nuggets, a bit smaller than N236 and a bit brighter. Matching earrings are available here. The quality of these nugget beads is very good--they are as symmetrical as nuggets can be, and they have a high polish. I've set off each bead with 2.5mm seamless sterling spacer beads and finished the piece with a hammered Karen silver toggle clasp. Wear this beauty and prepare to be noticed!

Treat someone special to this one-of-a-kind gift or buy it for yourself.

The necklace is 18 inches long.

Note: Coral is the vacated home of a marine animal and grows in branchlike formations. It is most frequently red, but also can be found in pink, white, green, black and blue. Black coral is an endangered species and should not be bought. (Much of the red coral is dyed which is an acceptable gemstone practice.)

The market for coral in the United States is thriving, however, stockpiled inventory and new sources are diminishing as underwater supplies are depleted. Currently there is an adequate supply to meet the demand, but this will not always be so. Red coral is becoming scarce, and prices are rising.

Enjoy this unique piece of hand-crafted jewelry.

red coral nugget necklace



N237 - SOLD


If you have questions about this piece or any other design
including custom requests, please email me.



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