Purple-Green Tahitian Pearl Pendant | 18k Yellow Gold | 12mm
Each Tahitian Pearl Pendant is one-of-a-kind.
When a mollusk is exposed to changes in its environment such as increase or decrease in nutrients, changes in water temperature, or storms can affect the shape, color, and texture of the pearl it is growing. This pendant celebrates and highlights these nuances that make the pearl beautiful and unique.
Over the course of 22-26 months, Tahitian Pearls grow in many of the 130 islands that make up French Polynesia and the Cook Islands.
Tahitian pearls are prized for their wide range of colors including black, gray, green, blue, and brown with approximately 26 different overtones and often a naturally occurring metallic sheen. The body color of the Tahitian pearl is caused by nutrients present in the water, environmental conditions, as well as the DNA of the donor tissue. The three finest colors of Tahitian pearls are considered to be:
Peacock: dark green gray to blue gray with rosé to purple overtone.
Aubergine: dark grayish purple (aubergine is the French word for "eggplant.")
Pistachio: yellowish green to greenish yellow
The pendant is made in 18k Yellow Gold with a matte satin finish.
- Crafted in New York City
- Please allow 2 weeks for delivery