Beautiful cultured pearls of the South Seas (Tahiti and Australia) mounted on premium Australian leather.
Unique and original necklace, hippie chic, bohemian style.
Made entirely by hand.
I carefully selected the pearls so that they are all different colors. They contrast beautifully with the braided black Australian leather.
On this necklace, there is:
4 Tahitian pearls
3 semi-baroques (two around the central pearl, one at the clasp)
B + (central pearl) and C for the other three (1)
clasp 9.30 mm
central bead: 12 mm
The other two: 10 mm and 10.40 mm
Lusters (2): good to excellent
Orients (3): good to excellent
and two pearls from Australia
The white pearl from Australia:
Shape: semi-baroque circled
Diameter: 10 mm
Luster (2): very good
Orient (3): very good
The golden pearl from Australia:
Category: B +
Diameter: 10 mm
Australian black natural leather
Length of leather necklace: about 50 cm
Height of the pendant (from the top of the knots to the bottom of the central pearl): about 9 cm
This jewel is entirely handmade: rolling of the leather, drilling of the pearls, knots.
The necklace you see in the photos is the one that will be sent to you.
To see other Tahitian pearls necklaces in the shop, click on the link below :
(1) The standardization of the surface quality of the cultured pearls of Tahiti is :
Category A : A pearl having at most one imperfection or a group of slight imperfections concentrated on a maximum of 10% of its surface. A beautiful luster.
Category B : A pearl with slight imperfections concentrated on a maximum of 30% of its surface. Beautiful to medium luster.
Category C : A pearl with slight imperfections concentrated on a maximum of 60% of its surface. Medium luster
(2)The luster of pearls is the measure of the quantity and quality of light that is reflected from the surface of a bead or just below the surface of a bead.
The luster of a pearl of good quality is sharp and bright.
You should almost be able to see your reflection on the surface of a pearl.
A pearl that appears too white, dull or limestone, is of low quality.
(3)The orient of a pearl is the way in which the prism of natural light breaks up in the depths of a pearl's aragonite layers. This iridescence gives the pearl all of the gloss that is
modified by the colors, which range from white to black in tones of cream, pink, blue, peacock green, purple, and golden
3-5 business days
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
To keep all your Tahitian cultured pearls shine, wear them as often as possible!
Avoid contact with chemicals such as perfume, bleach, shampoos, etc.
Highly resistant, Tahitian pearls can get scratched by abrasive objects / materials.
They are cleaned with a soft cloth, they can be rubbed with olive oil.
If you store them for a long time, place a small container of water at their side, so that they are always hydrated.
The leather :
You can grease it with: shea butter, natural wax for leather, olive oil. When it becomes dry and hard, feed it quickly.
-The temperature: the fancy pearl takes the ambient temperature while the true cultured pearl of Tahiti, Australia ... will always be a little cooler. Put it under your nose and realize!
- The weight: the false pearl is often lighter while the real pearl is quite heavy.
- The texture: the fantasy is all smooth while the cultured pearl is rough. By rubbing two pearls against them, we can determine its texture. You can also put it on your teeth!
- The shape: the false pearls are all identical whereas the real pearls are unique by their peculiarities!
-The quality: the fantasy is flammable while the real pearl is not.
I often make custom and personalized jewelry. Give me your measurements (neck, wrist, ankle) and a little more time to realize your jewel.
I am open to your proposals of creations, tell me your desires and we will develop the design of the jewel.
I can make you choose on photos your future pearls if you wish.
The classification concerning the surface quality of cultured pearls of Tahiti is:
Category A: Pearl with at most one imperfection or group of light imperfections concentrated on not more than 10% of its surface. Very beautiful luster.
Category B: Pearl with some slight imperfections concentrated on at most 30% of its surface. Chandelier beautiful or medium.
Category C: Pearl with slight imperfections concentrated on not more than 60% of its surface. Medium chandelier.
Category D: Pearls with either slight imperfections on more than 60% of the surface, without deep imperfections, or light and deep imperfections concentrated on not more than 60% of its surface. Luster weak.
The luster of a pearl is the measure of the quantity and quality of light that is reflected by the surface of a pearl or just under the surface of a pearl. The more your reflection in the pearl is sharp, the higher the luster.
The luster of a pearl of good quality is clear and bright. A pearl that appears too white, dull or limestone, is of low quality.
The orient of a pearl is the way in which the prism of natural light breaks down in the depths of a pearl's aragonite layers. This iridescence gives the pearl all the brilliance that will be sublimated by reflections of colors that go from white to black in shades of cream, pink, blue, peacock green, purple and gold.