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Dramatic & Classic - Vintage 14K Gold Cultured Black Pearl Necklace. This lovely strand of pearls is crafted from 14K yellow gold, hallmarked 14K. Featuring 46 genuine cultured black pearls, classic design, and quality work. The pearls on this strand are black and lustrous, with overtones of green, blue , mauve and grey. They are hand knotted with silk thread, which protects each pearl from rubbing against each other. The clasp is a filigree design and is in perfect working order. Pearls are known as being the most feminine of all gems and have been used in jewelry for centuries. This Vintage strand of pearls would make a wonderful gift or addition to any jewelry collection.
Note: Pearls were presented as gifts to Chinese royalty as early as 2300 BC, while in ancient Rome, pearl jewellery was considered the ultimate status symbol. ... According to legend, Cleopatra crushed a pearl into a glass of wine to prove to Marc Antony that she could give the most expensive dinner in history.
Measurements: Pearl Strand 18"
Stone Size: Pearl 9.00 mm - 9.50 mm
Weight: 47.80 grams
Date: Circa 1980