Baltic Honey Amber, Citrine Bead and Pearl Bead 3-Strand Bracelet
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Stone(s): genuine Baltic honey amber, genuine citrine and genuine pearl
Width (widest section): 0.75 inches
Length: 7.5 inches
Weight: 11.7 grams
Serial Number: b21103
Amber, an organic gemstone, is the fossilized sap of prehistoric trees which grew up to 50 million years ago. The stone has been used for jewelry since the time of Christ. The world's finest amber comes from the region around the Baltic sea.
Citrine is quartz generally occurring in a golden color. Citrine occurs naturally in Scotland and in the Ural Mountains of Russia. Much citrine available today is actually smoky quartz or amethyst that has been heat-treated to achieve its characteristic color.
Natural pearls are formed when an foreign object becomes trapped in the shell of an oyster or pearl and the animal surrounds the object with several mineral layers in order to protect its soft tissue. Most pearls sold today are farmed pearls, created by intentionally inserting small mother-of-pearl beads in the oyster's shell. The resulting pearls are harvested up to two years later. Pearls come in a range of pastel colors from cream to blue to pink, and irregularly shaped pearls are often called "baroque" pearls. Mabe pearls are hemispherical cultured pearls grown against the inside shell of an oyster rather than in the mollusk's body. Mabe pearls are typically used in settings such as that conceal their flat backs.
This is a DESIGNER, one-of-a-kind genuine Baltic Amber 2, hand-made by Polish designers. Please note that we use Baltic Amber for description only if it is high quality, genuine Baltic Amber. Don't confuse it with pressed amber or "ambroid" (pieces of amber embedded in plastic). When you buy from TibetShining you are guaranteed real gem quality amber, in the era of 40 to 60 million years old, and from Poland's Baltic Sea area.<