An everyday luxury. Delicate drops moss aquamarine and little white pearls are wire wrapped into little vines. The oxidized silver really makes the white pearls pop! Measure 1 1/2". Handmade shepherd hook earwires. Sterling silver, which is has been oxidized and hand polished for an antique finish.
About pearls: Throughout history, the pearl, with its warm inner glow and shimmering iridescence, has been one of the most highly prized and sought after gems. In ancient Rome, pearls were considered the ultimate symbol of wealth and social standing. The Greeks held the pearl in high esteem for both its unrivaled beauty and its association with love and marriage. Pearls are the birthstone for June.
What is a cultured pearl? An oyster or mollusk is artificially "seeded" with a tiny grain of sand or other object. The mollusk then excretes a coating to protect itself from the irritant. Several layers are accreted, creating a real pearl.
About Moss Aquamarine: Moss Aquamarine is a brilliant blue tranquil crystalline gemstone from the cyan family of beryls. It is one of the most sought after beryls in the family of natural gemstones. Extracted from the mines of Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Myanmar. It carries the power of the ocean which connects the spirit of the person wearing the aquamarine beads with element of water. In the olden days, sailors carried Moss Aquamarine in their chest to ensure safe passage through wild waves. It is also called the courage stone, and helps with the verbal expression of ideas and emotions.
Your jewelry will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a small box. Multiple items will be combined, unless separate boxes are requested. If this is a gift being shipped directly to the recipient, please let me know. I will be glad to include a note from you.