Cathay Large 20mm to 25mm Baroque Pearl Necklace

Cathay Large 20mm to 25mm Baroque Pearl Necklace

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Ref: 727-CAT

£595.00
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    It used to be that giant freshwater baroque pearls of this size (between 20 mm and 25 mm+) would take 10 or 12 years to grow. Then, a few years ago, a pearl producer discovered how to bead nucleate a mollusc in the way they they do with South Sea and Kasumi pearls. This cuts a few years off the time taken to create a huge pearl, but with only one pearl per shell and a high failure rate, the main benefit is that it produces baroques of a more consistent and smoother form. The best large pearls...
    It used to be that giant freshwater baroque pearls of this size (between 20 mm and 25 mm+) would take 10 or 12 years to grow. Then, a few years ago, a pearl producer discovered how to bead nucleate a mollusc in the way they they do with South Sea and Kasumi pearls. This cuts a few years off the time taken to create a huge pearl, but with only one pearl per shell and a high failure rate, the main benefit is that it produces baroques of a more consistent and smoother form. The best large pearls are very rare and very expensive (few pearl farms have the skills or are prepared for the risk). We literally hand picked every pearl and made a limited production of necklaces. I think the photograph tells the quality. 45cm long. Sterling silver double 'c' clasp.
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    UK Standard Delivery (Royal Mail Tracked 48) £4.99

    NEXT DAY UK & CI Royal Mail Special Delivery (Delivered next day if ordered before 1.00pm) £9.95

    Europe via Airsure or Tracked, under 1kg £18 , 1-2 kg  £28

    Rest of World Airsure or Tracked, under 1kg £20, 1kg+ £50

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