Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl

Legend - Mother of Pearl is nacre, the smooth calcium carbonate lining of iridescent lustre found in some shells.  Whiteness is produced by bleaching.  Mother of Pearl has been treasured in jewellery and decorative items for some centuries.  In caring for Mother of Pearl beads, be aware that alchohol can damage the nacre.

Properties - Mother of Pearl is believed to be a protective stone which is calming to the emotions.

Description -  These Mother of Pearl beads are delicate shades of white and ivory.  Sold as temporary 38cm strands.

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