Nouveau necklace with pearl drop – Pewter openwork detail necklace with a cultured freshwater pearl drop on 16.5″ chain
Cultured pearls can be divided into salt-water and freshwater varieties, and account for over 95% of world production.
Freshwater pearls are grown in mussels when a nucleus of shaped mantle from another mollusc is placed inside.
A mussel can grow between 10 and 20 pearls!
Traditional metaphysical properties for the June birthstone pearl are modesty, chastity and purity.
The pearl is also used to enhance personal integrity.
Width: 83mm Height 36mm
Supplied in a satin lined and recyclable gift box.