PERIDOTS WITH BIWA PEARL | Necklace with Gold details (sold)
This handcrafted necklace consists of faceted rhombs and smooth round Peridots in the exquisite AAA quality.
They’re said to radiate in the most luscious green known to man.
A beautiful and uniquely shaped long Biwa Pearl flanked by two braided Gold vermeil sculptures is the eye catcher of this composition.
This feature gives the necklace a unique twist to be able to be worn either with the Pearl sideways or classic in the centre of your chest.
It is a cultured Pearl from the Biwa Lake in Japan.
At the ends there are two more Gold vermeil spheres ending in the high quality golden Clasp.
Gold vermeil is solid Sterling Silver covered with a substantial layer of 24K Gold.
About the Peridot:
Peridot is a lush green semi-precious stone that is the birthstone of August.
A Peridot doesn't get darker at night, consequently the Romans named it The Evening Emerald.
Did you know, the ancient Egyptians used it as currency and it was more valuable than Diamonds?
It is said that Cleopatra's favourite precious stone was actually not an Emerald but a Peridot.
Peridot is supposed to increase fidelity and love and is a symbol for truthfulness and friendship.
Peridot is said to be good for you if you want to become famous or successful in any way.
It belongs to the Olivine mineral family only found in deep volcanic sediments and especially in Meteors.
About the Pearl:
The lustrous 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.
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.
The necklace is 42.5 cm long.
The Biwa Pearl is 11 mm long and 5.5 mm wide.
The facetted Peridot rhombs are 6.3mm long, 4.9mm wide and 25 mm thick.
The Peridot spheres measure 4 mm in diameter.