All of the Coral on this website is of a NATURAL COLOUR and from Taiwan, unless otherwise stated.
It is NOT bamboo, wood or rock that has been DYED to a certain colour; usually blood red.
NOR is it POROUS Coral filled with RESIN and/or DYED to a certain colour.
All of our Coral was harvested in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s.
Restrictions were introduced years later in order to protect the Coral reefs from over harvesting.
Due to these restrictions; only 6,000 Kg was harvested in 2014.
Red Coral is the most sought after and the most imitated by applying a dye to various materials like wood, etc..
The Internet is saturated with these next to worthless imitations, but which are described in a manner that is misleading at best or downright plain fraudulent.
If there ever was a case of “Buyer beware”, then buying Coral is certainly one (along with Gemstones offered on the Internet, as well).
Most Necklaces are about 42 cm (18½”); the approximate length is stated for each style.
We may be able to supply other lengths, but that depends on the style and if we have extra Coral that will match.
The cost can be calculated by dividing the price (say $70.00) on the relevant necklace with the length (42 cm) and then multiplying that with the particular cm length wanted (say 60 cm), PLUS adding $20.00 for re stringing.
($70.00/42 cm = $1.67 x 60 cm = $100.00 + $20.00 = $120.00)
Please contact us, if you require something specific to be made up.
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Natural Coral: Red ~ Pink ~ White Coral from Taiwan