Pearls are the most valuable of all organic gemstones, and have been prized for 6000 years. Pearls chemical makeup varies by region and environmental factors, but the basic formula is CaCO3. Pearls form through irritants entering specific species of mollusks (oysters, clams, muscles, etc), while the irritant can be a grain of sand or a parasite, the process is the same for pearls. The irritant is coated in CaCO3(mother of pearl) to make it less irritating to the mollusk. (...)
This Multi Stranded freshwater pearl necklace is created by knotting assorted pearls onto silk . The colorful textural assortment of pearls makes this freshwater pearl necklace truly unique. The pearls are hung from deer hide suede which is super soft/ supple and comfortable. You may choose your length and color suede. Each piece comes with a 2 inch extension for extra adjustability.