ODE Necklace, one row of freshwater baroque irregular pearls. Hand-knotted with silk thread.
- Length 116 cm.
- Enhancer click clasp to shorten the necklace to 58 cm double row
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.
Zamak is an alloy of zinc, aluminum, magnesium and copper with a 12 microns silver layer. The advantages of Zamak include hypoallergenic properties as well as a nickel and lead free metal. Therefore, it causes neither allergies nor rashes.