What a wonderful vintage find! This necklace features forty-three Sardinian Salmon Colored Coral cut into faceted barrel shape beads ranging from 6.30 – 11.50 mm in size.
The clasp is signed “Sforza.” The house of Sforza was a ruling family of Renaissance Italy, based in Milan. They acquired the Duchy of Milan following the extinction of the Visconti family in the mid-15th center, Sforza rule ending in Milan with the death of the last member of the family’s main branch in 1535.
Earrings were designed the coordinate with this necklace and can be found on a separate listing.
Necklace Length: 32″
Overall Weight: 55.3 grams