Our beautiful pendant necklace makes a classic statement, featuring a 8-9mm black cultured Tahitian pearl gleaming in all its glorious splendor! Includes rope chain with springring clasp. Necklace is presented in 14kt white gold. Tahitian or South Sea pearls are unique and may vary.
14KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 14kt is 58.33% gold. In the United States, 14K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
ROPE: Chain links that are twisted or looped together in a pattern that creates a look similar to that of a rope.
SPRINGRING CLASP: Invented in the early 1900s this diminutive device is highly effective. It's a hollow circular metal fastener with a spring opening. This keeps the clasp closed.
Cultured Tahitian Pearl
TAHITIAN PEARL: Saltwater pearls found off the islands of French Polynesia, treasured for their rarity, large size, and mysterious color. Tahitian pearls are grown in black-lipped oysters and range from metallic silver to graphite-colored with overtones of blue, purple, and green.
(Color: Black, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 8-9 mm)