PEARL COLLIER WITH LAPIS LAZULI | Gold vermeil necklace (Sold out)
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- Unique No: 1435
White Freshwater Pearls in the exquisite AAA quality make up this elegant necklace, it has been hand knotted using a natural silk cord.
The centre piece is a smooth, gold speckled Lapis Lazuli in the shape of a sphere and is also of the quality AAA.
You also have Gold vermeil details as little beads and chain links.
The necklace finishes with high quality Gold vermeil Clasp and from its length it is a Collier or Choker.
Gold vermeil is Sterling Silver with a layer of 18K Gold.
The sparkling beauty of the Pearl has been cherished since the dawn of mankind.
According to the ancient Greek belief, Jewellery with a Pearl is capable of promoting marital bliss and eliminate emotional imbalances.
The technique to enhance Pearl forming in shells and oysters has been used since the year 1893.
A little object or tissue of a donor shell is implanted into the shell and around it forms a protective layer by layer and eventually a Pearl is formed.
These cultured pearls can then be harvested in a very sustainable way in harmony with nature.
The Pearl is a symbol of faithfulness integrity and wisdom.
It is also said to have calming qualities, too.
The Pearl is the birthstone for the ones born in June.
In ancient times Lapis Lazuli was most highly regarded, because of its beautiful colour and the valuable ultramarine blue dye derived from it.
Its name comes from the Latin word 'lapis', meaning "stone," and the Persian word 'lazhuward', meaning "blue."
Lapis Lazuli deposits are formed by multiple minerals, mostly Lazurite, Sodalite, Calcite and Pyrite, and it is a rich medium to royal blue with gold flecks (pyrites).
The necklace is 45 cm long, the Pearls are 10 mm and the Lapis Lazuli is 15 mm in diameter.