ESTATE VINTAGE 14K YELLOW GOLD RARE BLACK SOUTH SEA BAROQUE TAHITIAN PEARL PIN BROOCH ICE BLUE ROUND FOUR PRONG SET AQUAMARINES & 2 OVAL FOUR PRONG SET BLUE TOPAZ GEMSTONES AND ONE PEARL SHAPED BLUE TOPAZ FACETED DROP DANGLE VINTAGE PERFECT RARE BLACK TAHITIAN SOUTH SEA PEARL 12.5 MM'S LONG X 9.5 MM'S WIDE 7 GRAMS TOTAL WEIGHT 2 OVAL BLUE TOPAZ 8.5 MM'S LONG 5 AQUAMARINES APPROX 4.5 MM'S EACH AND BLUE TOPAZ DROP PEAR 11 MM'S LONG. The radiance and iridescence of this pearl cannot be fully captured in the photos. The thick iridescent nacre is full of lovely peacock colors, greens, and some rose pinks and purple too emanating from a rich black pearl. This is a beautiful all natural shaped freeform Baroque pearl jewel, just as it came from the sea.
Tahitian pearls, also known as black South Sea pearls or simply black pearls, are cherished for their incredibly exotic colors and mirror-like luster. Whereas other pearl types are typically limited in color, Tahitian pearls consist of hundreds of overtones with incredibly exotic colors such as peacock green, silver green, blue, and eggplant, just to name a few. These pearls are produced by the Pinctada Margaritifera oyster, which is found exclusively in Tahiti and several other French Polynesian islands. Baroque pearls are irregular in shape and at times elongated. Many people love the distinct "character" of baroque-shape pearls.These pearls are frequently found in designer jewelry pieces. Aquamarine is derived from two Latin words: aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning of the sea. It has been said that the mineral beryl gives the wearer protection against foes in battle or litigation. It makes the wearer unconquerable and amiable, and also quickens the intellect. Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. Named after seawater, aquamarines fresh watery hue is a cool plunge into a refreshing pool.
Aquamarines name comes from the Latin for seawater and it was said to calm waves and keep sailors safe at sea. Marchs birthstone was also thought to enhance the happiness of marriages. The best gems combine high clarity with limpid transparency and blue to slightly greenish blue hues. Like many beryls, aquamarine forms large crystals suitable for sizable fashioned gems and carvings.
Blue Topaz Topaz is the birthstone for the month of December, and the stone given in celebration of the 4th and 19th anniversaries of marriage. Topaz is a symbol of love and affection, and has been said to be an aid to ones sweetness and disposition.
According to a well-known industry magazine, Colored Stone, blue topaz has become the 2nd most popular colored gemstone (sapphire is consistently number one). Topaz is a very hard material - 8 on the Mohs hardness scale - and blue topaz is a very pretty stone that is available in a wide range of vivid hues with a striking vitreous luster. Blue gemstones with good hardness and brilliance tend to be rare and fairly expensive. This is especially true of the darker blue gems, such as sapphire, tanzanite and spinel. There are other, less expensive gems in a saturated deep blue, including.Kyanite, lapis lazuli, iolite and fluorite. But these are much softer stones that are not suitable for everyday jewelry such as rings. Blue topaz is unusual in offering excellent hardness (8 on the Mohs scale) and brilliance. Pearls are the birthstone for June. They are also considered to be a mystical birthstone for November and an astrological birthstone for Gemini and Cancer. Pearls are also considered to be lucky for Sagittarius. FRESH WATER PEARLS: These promote sincerity, truth and loyalty. Also is said to enhance personal integrity, soothes, calms, yet focuses attention. At one time, pearls were considered to be important financial assets, similar in price to real estate. This was because thousands of oysters had to be searched to find a single pearl. Pearls were worn by medieval knights going into battle to protect them from harm.
One story claims that Cleopatra placed a pearl in a glass of wine and drank the wine once the pearl had dissolved to impress Marc Antony. The beauty of pearls have often been mentioned in history - from Homer's epic The Odyssey, to Marco Polo's accounts of the king of China, to ancient Hindu epics. Crusaders helped to spread the use and popularity of pearls throughout Europe during the 12th and 13th centuries. Aztecs decorated the interiors of their palaces with pearls. The item "VINTAGE 14K GOLD RARE BLACK SOUTH SEA TAHITIAN PEARL PIN BROOCH AQUAMARINE GEMS" is in sale since Sunday, April 01, 2018.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Pins & Brooches\Diamonds & Gemstones". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.