Coral has been illegal for a long time as it is actually a marine animal in extinction. Bamboo coral is the jeweler's substitute which is dyed, color fast with the subtle lines and patterns coral has. Pendant measures 25mm cross and is a coral substitute called bamboo coral. It has a strong true red and is flat topped and flush mounted in a silver setting. Top bail will accommodate chain or cord up to 6mm wide. Make a strong red statement that's both eye catching and sustainable.