Vintage Carved Natural Coral Ancient Chinese God Pendant Necklace in 14k Yellow Gold
This lovely coral carving is a rare and important find! The coral is natural and untreated and has been hand carved into the form of an ancient Chinese wise man or god. Using the natural form of the coral, the carving shows heat details in the closing and face of the piece. The color is mottled from mostly rich salmon to some creamy white areas. The top of the carving is capped with a 14k textured gold hat that includes a bail. The pendant comes on an 18" 14k chain. The pendant measures just under 2 1/8" including the bail, 1 7/8" without the bail. It is 3/4" across at the widest part and the pendant weighs 10.4g. The chain adds another 1.6g.