Mother of Pearl Heart with Peacock
Pearls Bracelet with Swarovski
Crystals and Sterling Silver

Dimensions 7 inches L

Note: This is a custom piece. If needed it can be
made longer or shorter upon your request.
Email maryheise@earthlink.net for any special
requests

PRICE: $99.00
Product Story
Pearls
Throughout history, the pearl, with its warm inner
glow and shimmering iridescence, has been one of
the most highly prized and sought after gems. In
ancient Rome, pearls were considered the ultimate
symbol of wealth and social standing. The Greeks
held the pearl in high esteem for both its unrivaled
beauty and its association with love and marriage.

A natural pearl begins life as a foreign object, such
as a parasite or piece of sand, that accidentally
becomes lodged in the oyster's soft inner body
where it cannot be expelled. In an effort to ease
this irritant, the oyster's body takes defensive
action and begins to secrete a smooth, hard
crystalline substance around the irritant in order to
protect itself. This substance is called nacre. As
long as the irritant remains within its body, the
oyster will continue to secrete layer upon layer of
nacre around the irritant. After a few years, the
irritant will be totally encased by the silky crystalline
coatings. The result is the lovely and lustrous gem
called a pearl.

Cultured pearls are formed by oysters in an almost  
identical fashion, except that man surgically
implants the irritant - a small piece of polished shell
- in the oyster, rather than leaving it to chance.
The process from then on is the same as with
natural pearls.  

Swarovski (Austrian) Crystal is considered by
many people to be the finest quality, full-lead
crystal made today.  It contains a minimum of
32%PbO, making the crystal optically very pure.  
The crystal is then faceted with tremendous
precision, creating beautiful prisms.  Brilliant colors
and/or coatings are added to these crystals to
create pendants, stones, and beads of dazzling
beauty and tremendous variety of shapes and
sizes.  Swarovski Crystal is unmatched in quality
and distinction .Swarovski beads are made in a
factory in Wattens, Austria. Swarovski crystal
beads are created using a formula perfected by
Daniel Swarovski and his three sons at the turn of
the 20th century. All Swarovski crystal beads are
fired using a combination of quartz sand and
natural minerals, then cooled slowly to avoid
causing stress to the crystals. The high percentage
of lead in all Swarovski crystal beads (32%
compared to competitors 24%) as well as the
secret manufacturing process produces high
quality Swarovski crystal beads with a diamond like
brilliance.
AB - Aurora Borealis is a coating that gives the
crystal a rainbow sparkle effect, it was inspired by
the Northern Lights. Auora Borealis is a coating
applied to the crystal which gives it a rainbow effect.
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May we suggest  matching
earrings or a necklace
Care Recommendations:
Pearls should not be exposed to water,
cleansers, excessive perspiration or prolonged
sunlight. They may be cleaned with a soft cloth.

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Peacock Stick Pearl
Earring
$29.00
Peacock Pearl
Earring
$29.00
Peacock Fresh Water Pearls Necklace
with Sterling Silver Heart Toggle
Clasp and Swarovski Crystals
$69.00