Coral necklace and earrings

I found this set in an antique mall…one of those that rents stalls to people. I am in an area where you really can’t find anything native american. I saw it a few weeks ago, but didn’t buy it. I went back today and it was still there. I bought. Any thoughts on it?

What was it sold to you as? I am thinking those are glass beads?

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Just like that…in the box…sitting in the case.

Here is the web page of him and his wife.
http://www.migrations.com/jewelry/jewelry4henry.html

There is a necklace there with the same style of coral beads.

Interesting…this was written on the back of the card.

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Why not send them a photo of the set and ask for info about it?

That is a great idea…thank you so much.

The website is grossly out of date so possibly a difficult path to the artists. The necklace prices, though, do indicate souvenir-level items and so ideally the pricing should have reflected this.

It could easily be coral I think - I’ve some old strands from my grandmother that I’ve not done anything with - she bought them in Arizona in the '70’s.


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It’s a minefield, the use of the word “coral” in the marketplace. See these coral glass beads similar to OP’s, though possibly different in size.

https://www.aaandj.com/vintage-native-american-brick-red-coral-glass-beaded-necklace-set/

Unless something else is revealed via online search, it seems the maker sold gift necklaces for casual tourists. This speaks to materials, too.

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