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These earrings feature vintage mother-of-pearl beads flamboyantly encased in intricate brass stampings. We think the burnished gold of the brass beautifully enhances the pale luster of the pearl beads.
The biological name for mother-of-pearl is nacre. Nacre is formed from a blend of minerals a mollusk secretes to protect itself from foreign objects, such as sand, in its shell. The nacre wraps itself around the intruding object in layers creating a pearl and thus is called “the mother of the pearl”.
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