Vintage Akoya Pearl Silk Strand Necklace
What could be more timeless than a string of pearls? This strand features hand knotted silk adorned with 5mm high Akoya pearls, known to be perfectly round and white with the highest luster and shine of all cultured pearls on the market. Often presented as gifts to Chinese royalty as early as 2300 BC and considered the ultimate status symbol in ancient Rome - The "Queen of Gems," possess a history and allure far beyond what today's wearer may recognize.
Famously worn by Queen Victoria for 40 years and rumored to represent tears as after the death of her husband Prince Albert, pearls were at times the most expensive jewelry in the world - However, in modern society, strands of pearls are known to pass down through generations, often seen as the chosen jewelry for weddings and special sentimental gifts as well as the June birthstone and stone of Gemini.
MATERIAL & DETAILS
- 16” Length
- 10k Gold clasp
- 4gr Natural Pearl
Pearls ~or the gems of the sea~ are known as the ultimate symbol of wisdom. Often offered as a token of affection and love, as well as good luck and wealth! Valued for their calming effects, pearls represent serenity and peace, helping to strengthen valuable relationships.