Antique Victorian natural red coral 12k yellow gold brooch. The center rectangular hand carved coral is surrounded by twelve hand carved round rosettes.
During the Victorian Era coral was believed to promote good health and ward off illness, for that reason was often worm by young children.
One (1) prong set, rectangular hand carved coral measuring approximately 21.26 x 8.66 mm.
Twelve (12) prong set, round hand carved coral measuring approximately from 5.0 to 5.5 mm.
Metal: 12k yellow gold, acid tested
Dimensions: Approximately 1 5/16 inches (L) x 7/8 inches (W)