Italian Coral Jewelry
Red Coral from Italy: Necklaces, errings and beads
Red and orange coral for Jewellery
Corallium rubrum or red mediterranean coral necklaces, beads, earrings and ring jewelry are the core business of Eredi Jovon Venice.
Genuine Coral is fished in Italy: it's a selective fishing respectful of nature, and made by licensed brave divers
Red coral rings, earrings and necklaces are than shaped by hand in our workshop to obtain a wide (the largest in Italy) selection of jewelry.
We sell as well red beads chains and the famous orange antique coral from Sciacca (dated 19 th century): this kind of jewelry is extremely rare. Only the oldest firm can provide you such a kind of pieces. Since 1934 we fish, produce and sell engraved corals or beads according the Italian ancient tradition. That's why we have same piece of Sciacca orange coral jewelry, one of the oldest product of Italian craftsmanship, and museum pieces that we keep for ourself but we'll be proud to show you in our private small museum.
The antique legends of Italian coral gemstone:
The legend says that when Perseus cut the head of Medusa, her blood went to the sea and transformed the acquatic plants in corals. The italian tradition of corals take its roots on roman times: coral jewelry has been given to mothers that nursed their children, the italian grandma said if milk was good coral would keep red and brillant.
For the "Belpaese" tradition the Italian red horn in coral on a gold necklace is the typical gift to celebrate the birth of a new baby: the cornicello on a chain will keep evil far from the new born.
Let's say the Italian horn in yellow gold is a light version of the traditional amulet.
The lucky protecting stone for astrologist:
That's the reason why astrologist think this an amulet gemstone, something that deals with our ancient roots: coral is red like the blood, like the wine, like the italian life!
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