Mother of Pearl

A treasure from the deep, Mother of Pearl is a beautiful gem with a precious lustre.

Caroline says

Mother of Pearl seems to be associated with vintage jewellery and carvings. I love to work with large pieces of this wonderful gem creating sculptures that I set in to metal; this is the way Mother of Pearl should be seen – in all it’s full glory!

Country of origin

Nowadays, Pearls and Mother of Pearl can be cultivated and are used for many purposes. The main sources of jewellery grade Mother of Pearl are found in the Far East.

Myth & Folklore

Mother of Pearl is said to be associated with prosperity and good luck - because of this it is often offered as a gift for someone who may need good fortune to come his or her way.

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