A carved coral bead necklace with a marked 14 karat gold fish hook clasp. Most likely Chinese, contemporary. Each bead is carved with two shou symbols / characters, meaning "long life" in Chinese. Pink and white coral. Length: about 17 1/2" (princess length). Good condition, some discoloration. Total weight: 98.4 grams / 63.5 dwt.
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