Natural mother of pearl jewelry
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natural mother of pearl
Made of natural color mother of pearls round beads and small roundel beads. Different sizes and shapes(round, roundel, disc, flat round, flat oval, oval, heart, cabochons, donuts, balls, twist, drum, tube, square, nugget, chip. . . etc) of beads are available.
Mother of pearl, also called nacre, is an iridescent layer of material which forms the shell lining of many mollusks. Pearl oysters and abalone are both sources of mother of pearl, which is widely used as an inlay in jewelry, furniture, and musical instruments. Mother of pearl comes in several natural colors, and is often bleached and dyed for decorative use. The dye retains the shimmering layers which make mother of pearl so sought after.