Tahitian pearls mounted on a braided leather bracelet for women.
The pearls I use are of very high quality, they come directly from Tahiti.
Australian noble leather, soft and resistant.
The main tahitian pearl :
-Shape: semi baroque.
-Diameter: 11 mm.
-Color: medium gray, silver.
-Category (1): B / C.
-Luster (2): Very good.
-Orient (3): very good.
Clasp: Tahitian pearl :
-Shape: semi-baroque circled.
-Diameter: 9.5 mm.
-Color: medium gray, silver.
-Category (1): C.
-Luster (2): good.
-Orient (3): good.
The length of the bracelet is about 17 cm. For another size, just ask me.
Leather: dark brown Australian origin of exceptional quality, water resistant, twisted loop in which you pass the little tahitian pearl. You can choose the color of the leather in the drop down menu : brown, black or beige natural.
This bracelet is entirely handmade (drilling of the pearls, knots, mounting, finishing) by myself in my workshop in southern France.
Each pearl is unique and the jewel that will be sent to you will include other pearls of the same quality the most similar possible in sizes and colors.
To see other Tahitian pearls bracelets in the shop, click on the link below :
The Tahitian pearl is the treasure of the islands of French Polynesia. it has earned its reputation and place in the most prestigious places of the world. The Tahitian pearl comes from a long and magical transformation orchestrated by the nature and the hand of man. Tahitian pearls are gems that will make all of us travel through a world of magic and beauty, passionately.
1) The standardization of the surface quality of the cultured pearls 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.
Category D : A pearl having either slight imperfections over more than 60% of its surface, or slight and more serious imperfections on a maximum of 60% of its surface. Dull 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.
(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.
5-7 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.
You can grease it with: shea butter, natural bees wax for leather, olive oil.
When it becomes dry and hard, feed it quickly.
Yes, you can wear your necklace in the shower, in the sea ... avoid if possible in very very chlorinated pools! Whatever water you go into (sea, shower or swimming pool), there is no problem but remember to rinse the pearl (s) and the leather under fresh water afterwards, wipe it / them with a soft cloth then and regularly oil the leather.
-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.
Feb 17, 2024
Ich kann den Shop von Sophie wärmstens empfehlen; sie macht tolle Arbeiten man sieht und spürt, daß alles mit viel Liebe gemacht wurde. Tolles Armband vielen herzlichen Dank, ich komme für weitere Einkaufe gerne zurück in das schöne "Grasse"....... Merci Sophie :o))
May 28, 2019
Lovely Tahitian pearl, well made with high quality leather. It was the perfect birthday gift! Thank you!