VINTAGE 22K SOLID GOLD GENUINE FRESH WATER GOLD PEARL EARRINGS BRIDAL DROP DANGLE ONE OF THE SCREW ON EARRING BACKS IS OVAL THE OTHER IS ROUND PLEASE LOOK AT PICTURES 2.98 GRAMS SCREW BACKS 3 ROUND FRESH WATER CREAM PEARLS CROWN THE TOPS OF THESE EARRINGS WITH A DROP DANGLE OF 4 PEARLS MAKING A CROSS. With playful design, these pearl dangle drop earrings are the perfect combination of sophistication and romance. In 22 k solid gold , each artful drop showcases a 7 pearl 2.8 mm's each cluster of shimmering lustrous cream cultured freshwater pearls. A luminous four more dangle completes this charming look.Polished to a bright shine, these screw post earrings secure comfortably with screw backs. Although famous for singing that diamonds are a girls best friend, one of Marilyn Monroes most treasured pieces of jewelry was a simple sixteen-inch string of pearls given to her by Joe DiMaggio during their honeymoon in Japan. Pearls were always a favorite accessory of 20th century style icon Grace Kelly, both during her screen star days and once she became Princess Grace of Monaco.
Her husband Prince Rainier gave her a luxurious pearl-and-diamond jewelry set that she wore frequently. Pearls are unique among gemstones because they dont arise from the depths of the earth but from the sea.They require no special cutting or polishing to maximize their lustrous beauty, which has been treasured since ancient times and ensures that pearl jewelry is always in style. THE HISTORY OF PEARL JEWELRY. Pearls were used in jewelry at least as far back as ancient Greece, and until the 20th century pearls were one of the most valued gems, if not the most valuable, in many cultures. The rules of the Byzantine empire.
Dictated that only the emperor was allowed to wear pearls, and other societies had rules about who could and could not wear these little treasures. The sixteenth century in England was known as the Pearl Age, reflecting the prestige carried by pearls at that time. Pearls became more accessible in the early 1900s once people in Asia discovered how to create cultured pearls.
By carefully placing a small nucleus into a living oyster, a pearl forms around the nucleus, allowing pearls to be created in oyster farms. THE SYMBOLIS In many ancient societies pearls symbolized the moon and were imbued with magical properties. Ancient Chinese civilizations believed that wearing pearls protected a person from fire and dragons, and other cultures have associated them with chastity and modesty. Pearls have long been exchanged as gifts. When 13th century explorer Marco Polo visited Mongolian emperor Kublai Khan he reportedly presented him with the stunning Arco Valley Pearl, which weighs in at 575 carats and is more than three inches long (the pearl was auctioned off in Abu Dhabi in 2007 and its whereabouts are unknown).
A famously beautiful pearl called La Peregrina was given by Prince Phillip II of Spain to his bride Mary during the 16th century. La Peregrina, a white, pear-shaped saltwater pearl, had a series of royal owners until the 1960s, when actor Richard Burton gave it to his jewelry-obsessed wife Elizabeth Taylor. Taylor had a necklace of pearls and rubies designed to showcase La Peregina. The item "VINTAGE 22K GOLD FRESH WATER GOLD PEARL EARRINGS BRIDAL DROP BRIDAL WEDDING" is in sale since Friday, May 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Earrings\Pearl".
The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Antigua and barbuda, Dominica, Bermuda, Egypt, Luxembourg, Monaco, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Paraguay, Uruguay, Russian federation.