Coral for children

Throughout the Georgian and Victorian eras, children were given coral jewelry to wear as coral was considered protective and health giving.  Consequently, there are quite a few surviving of examples of small earrings, necklaces and bracelets from the times.  Babies were also given rattles and teethers made from coral.

 

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Sackville Children Detail
John Hoppner 1796

 

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