This necklace features marvelous combination of two grey gemstones, each with its own special characteristics, and hand-knotted in the traditional manner on matching grey thread. Hand tying on silk, with a knot between each bead, provides the necklace with incredible drape and feels wonderful to wear. The pearls I have used for this luxurious and unusual necklace are extremely large 12 mm 3/4" long oval dove grey freshwater pearls. I have alternated each pearl with a marbled natural grey labradorite gemstone bead, which flickers with rainbow coloured flash in the light. The surface of the pearls is so smooth that it reflects back the flash from the labradorite and enhances the whole necklace with subtle colours against the grey. This necklace measures 540 mm in length or 21" and is fastened with a sturdy sterling silver bolt ring clasp with a hand forged tab made by me at my workshop in West Sussex.
This necklace comes beautifully presented in a gift box, fastened with a bow of satin ribbon to make a perfect gift for your loved one.
Why choose hand knotted pearls? The most important reason for choosing pearls knotted in the traditional manner is that the knots between the precious pearl beads protect them from rubbing against each other and damaging their lustre. Pure silk thread drapes like nothing else, and in contrast to beading wire, it does not kink over time. So you can be sure your necklace will look as elegant as it did when it was brand new, even after having been stored in a jewellery box. Pure silk thread is strong and resists stretching or breaking so, unless you wear your pearls daily, your necklace will not need restringing for many years.
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