Pearls are the most valuable of all organic gemstones, and have been prized for 6000 years. Pearls chemical makeup varies by region and environmental factors, but the basic formula is CaCO3. Pearls form through irritants entering specific species of mollusks (oysters, clams, muscles, etc), while the irritant can be a grain of sand or a parasite, the process is the same for pearls. The irritant is coated in CaCO3(mother of pearl) to make it less irritating to the mollusk. (...)

Pearls are the most valuable of all organic gemstones, and have been prized for 6000 years. Pearls chemical makeup varies by region and environmental factors, but the basic formula is CaCO3. Pearls form through irritants entering specific species of mollusks (oysters, clams, muscles, etc), while the irritant can be a grain of sand or a parasite, the process is the same for pearls. The irritant is coated in CaCO3(mother of pearl) to make it less irritating to the mollusk. (...)

Rainbow Flourite Chips, 10mm White Opal Faceted Rondelle Crystals, 8mm Pink Opal Faceted Rondelle Crystals, 7-8mm Ivory White Rodelle Fresh Water Pearls, Silver Plated spacer beads.....Artful Evidence: Memory Bracelets

Rainbow Flourite Chips, 10mm White Opal Faceted Rondelle Crystals, 8mm Pink Opal Faceted Rondelle Crystals, 7-8mm Ivory White Rodelle Fresh Water Pearls, Silver Plated spacer beads.....Artful Evidence: Memory Bracelets

SALE /Hammered Silver Earrings w. Silver Fresh water Pearls/Artisan Earrings/ Long Earrings/ Silver Stick Earrings/ /

SALE /Hammered Silver Earrings w. Silver Fresh water Pearls/Artisan Earrings/ Long Earrings/ Silver Stick Earrings/ /

Delicate Fresh Water Pearls - so lovely - would go great with jeans and a cardigan as well as a simply elegant dress

Delicate Fresh Water Pearls - so lovely - would go great with jeans and a cardigan as well as a simply elegant dress

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