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13 Large White Flower Frame Mother of Pearl Beads

 
13 Large White Flower Frame Mother of Pearl BeadsQuantity in Basket:none
Code: ga1976
Price:$9.99 USD

Shipping Weight: 42.00 grams
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Price is for a strand of 13 of these unusual beads - each measures a large 33mm x 3mm, drilled as in picture ready to thread. So called "Frames" because they look like the frame of spectacles!

The shining, playful, and reflected light of mother of pearl has attracted the attention of human beings since the beginning of the world. Societies, tribes, and nations have all added the technology of their day to their experience, knowledge, and understanding, and they have turned mother of pearl from one form into another.

Though mother of pearl is quite widespread around the world, its assumption of the aspect of a magnificent branch of the arts after a past of many centuries began when it came into the hands of the Ottoman Turks. (nā“ker) or nacre , the iridescent substance that forms the lining of the shells of fresh-water and some salt-water mollusks. Like the pearl it is a secretion of the mantle, composed of alternate layers of calcium carbonate and conchiolin. Among the chief sources are the pearl oyster, found in warm and tropical seas.

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