Pearls, Bronze, Coin Shape 9mm on 16-inch Strands


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    • Bronze freshwater Pearls, flat coin shape 9mm diameter
    • Bronze color is created by using gamma rays on the pearls
    • Natural bumps and blisters differentiate these from glass or plastic "pearls"
    • These combine nicely with other pearl colors or amber or turquoise, especially when the stone has a brown matrix
    • Most gems are stones, but a few like Pearl, Amber, Jet, and Coral, are classified as Organic gems, meaning they came from living things.
    • The Chinese cultured Pearls in the 12th or 13th century, but the Japanese developed it into an industry in the 1890s, inserting mother-of-pearl beads as the base for their cultured Pearls.
    • Pearls have been greatly valued in ancient China, India, and Greece. In Rome, only people of high rank were allowed to wear them. They remain among the most popular gems worldwide.
    • Treat Pearls with care, avoiding, abrasion, detergents, acids, perspiration, cosmetics and hair spray as well as excessive heat, light or humidity.