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Cultured pearling seeding nuclei (Mississippi mussel shell), oxidised sterling silver, silk, Australian South Sea Pearl.
This necklace is inspired by the artist’s time living and working on Australia’s oldest operating South Sea Pearl farm. The piece features white beads made of pearling seeding nuclei: that polished orbs of Mississippi mussel shell are placed inside an oyster to be coated with nacre. Suspended at the end of this necklace is the result – a magnificent 11mm South Sea pearl, grown over two years. South Sea pearls are the most sought-after pearls in the world, prized for their beautiful lustre.
Pearl size: 11mm
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