These irreisistable double sided Mother of Pearl graduated squares are the striking focal element of this necklace. The lustrous, iridescent peacock hues of blues, purples and greens and swirling patterns make a statement. The vibrant teal coloured cultured pearls are almost metallic and are partnered with rainbow coated Haematite beads. This entire necklace shimmers with the deepest colours of the Mediterranean ocean. If you are looking for a one-off piece of jewellery then this is it, even the clasps are hand made using unusual turquoise coloured wire.
This stunning necklace showcases nature’s beauty from the land and the sea. This delicate necklace is fluid and feels as light as like air but packs a visual punch. Wear it with a white tee or with a flowing maxi on the beach or at a summer festival.
Length : 21 inches / 53cm
Mother of Pearl :13mm and 9mm
Teal pearls : 5mm
Hematite rounds : 5mm
Gently clean mother-of-pearl and pearls with a soft cloth after being worn. Avoid ultrasonic cleaners and heat steamers. Simply use warm water and a mild soap or detergent. Wipe gems down using a soft cloth and be sure to rinse them well to remove any soapy residue. Avoid using any harsh chemical or cleaners, such as bleach, ammonia or acid.
Pearls are the Birthstone for February, June (traditional) and November. Anniversary stone for 3 and 30 years.
Mother of Pearl and pearls are the Zodiac stones for Cancer
Mother of Pearl
Mother of Pearl is an organic matter formed from the nacreous inner layer of the mollusc shell.
Believers of Crystal healing and folklore say that Mother of Pearl is useful for high blood pressure, dizziness, improving vision, cataracts, and wound healing. In China, Mother of Pearl is highly prized as a gem that attracts fortune and happiness. It is considered a good luck amulet and is often given to loved ones to wish them good luck and prosperity
In the 1880s, the leaders of London street traders (known as Costermongers) started to decorate their hand-me-down suits with hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of mother-of-pearl buttons. They are associated with the cockney East End of London are known as “Pearly Kings” and “Pearly Queens”.
Known as the “Queen of Gems” pearls are among the earliest natural gemstones used and have been used across continents, religions and cultures.
It is thought that Pearls symbolize wisdom acquired through experience. They are believed to attract wealth and luck as well as offer protection. Known for their calming effect, pearls can balance one’s karma, strengthen relationships, and keep children safe. The pearl is also said to symbolize the purity, generosity, integrity, and loyalty of its wearer.
The symbolic power and allure of pearls transcends the major world religions. the Koran, the Bible, the Hindu scriptures and Chinese mythology all attribute pearls with a high status.
Haematite “blood stone”
Haematite often referred to as”stone for the mind”, is said to stimulate concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought. It is used to bring mental organisation. Haematite endows us with courage, strength,endurance and vitality. Emotionally, hematite is grounding/calming and decreases negativity. It is said to utilise the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridian, boost self-esteem and self-confidence.