LOU Necklace, One row of pearls with dangling coins in silver plated zamak. Hook clasp.
- Length 42 cm.
Pearls were used cosmetically by the ancient Egyptians and by the Chinese, who credited the pearl with aphrodisiac virtues. The formation of a pearl is the result of the mollusk’s self-defense mechanism, reacting to a foreign body; example: a grain of sand that managed to penetrate its flesh.