Feminine and fashion-forward, these tahitian pearl and diamond drop dangle stud earrings take your look to the next level. Fashioned in 14K yellow gold, each marvelous earring showcases a beguiling 8.5 mm black cultured Tahitian pearl with pink and green suspended from 14k gold chain with prong set shimmering white sapphires these earrings secure with stud backs. Tahitian pearls grown in French Polynesia are the only naturally dark pearls. Although often referred to as black, Tahitian pearls come in a rainbow of exotic colors. 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. 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. Ancient Greeks believed wearing pearls would prevent newlywed women from crying and promote marital bliss. Early myths said that pearls were formed when oysters rose to the water's surface and were seeded by early morning dew and the first rays of sunlight. Pearls conjure up images of some of the worlds most iconic female figures including Cleopatra. In order to prove that Egypt occupied a legacy and wealth that rendered it unconquerable, Cleopatra bet Mark Anthony that she could host the most expensive dinner in history. So she laid a table with bare plates and filled some glasses with wine.
Removing one of her pearl earrings she allowed it to dissolve into her glass of wine and drank it, winning the wager. One gemmologist has estimated that the monetary value of Cleopatras pearl. The item "VINTAGE 14K GOLD SOUTH SEA PEARL EARRING SAPPHIRE DROP DANGLE TAHITIAN SIGNED" is in sale since Saturday, November 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Earrings\Pearl". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts.This item can be shipped worldwide.