Antique Red Mediterranean Coral and Silver Amulets Necklace from Yemen YMS4


This is an original antique choker necklace from Yemen. Its age is not known exactly, but it is likely from the early to mid-1900s.

The necklace is 18" long without the pendant, the pendant adds about 1.5" more. It is made of antique natural Mediterranean coral (not dyed), and carries 5 silver amulets. The amulets are with traditional dangles, and appear to be stylized hamsas, 35x16mm. The necklace has original stringing and a traditional simple S-hook.

The coral beads are about 4mm.

This traditional necklace is in its original form, typical for Yemenite silver and coral necklaces from the start of the last century.