Beautifully iridescent Mother of...
Beautifully iridescent Mother of Pearl set into 21 carat Gold Plated pendant on double Gold chain - Elegant & Classic
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Mother of Pearl, also known as Nacre is what forms the outer coating of pearls. Apparently so named by Elizabeth I, this rare, organic mineral has been used since the time of the Ancient Egyptians for decorative purposes and was especially popular with the Victorians.
Posessing the gentle, soothing & calming qualities of the sea, it is said to be a Protection stone, promoting imagination & intuition. It is also said to relax the body, reduce stress & irritation and harmonise relationships.
It is also the First Anniversay gemstone gift and legend has it protects newborns from the perils of life when placed on them at birth...
more info on mother of pearl: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nacre