Mother of Pearl Stars on Cultured Pearl Necklace
This stunning cultured pearl star necklace features 6 mother of pearl stars in the center.
The process of cultured pearls was mastered by Kokicgu Mikimoto of Japan in the 1890's. To culture pearl, is a small object, like a bead, is implanted inside an oyster. The oyster builds up layers of nacre around the object to prevent irritation. The nacre coating is what gives pearls their luster. A fine pearl requires a cultivation period of two to three years. Cultured pearls exist in a wide variety of colors, shapes and sizes.
- 2in adjustable chain
- lobster clasp
- made in the USA