NOVICA Multi-Gem White Cultured Freshwater Pearl Sterling Silver Collar Necklace, 15.0″ ‘Wishes’

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About this item: Mexico's Guillermo Arregui designs a luminous choker of arresting beauty. It is cast of sterling silver and centered by a glowing amber gem. Crowned with an iridescent pearl and peridot, the pendant glistens with tumbaga, a gold and copper alloy developed since pre-Hispanic times. .925 Sterling silver When used in jewelry, amber beads can include a stunning arrangement of tones and hues. Natural amber ranges from yellow to deep orange. It may sometimes even have a green cast to it, as well as opaque swirls within. Because amber is the preserved resin of prehistoric trees that grew millions of years ago, it sometimes has tiny inclusions of plants and insects — making it highly prized.

About our Artist: Guillermo Arregui settled in Mexico after years of traveling: 'By chance, in 1985, my wife and I went to Taxco where we met a silversmith who opened the doors of his workshop to me. I learned everything. I get my inspiration from everything that surrounds me and, obviously, from all my traveling. I love natural stones. I cut them and do everything myself. I love doing this.'…