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Freshwater Pearls

Unlike other gems, the pearl is born of water and living creatures. Pearls begin as a foreign body embedded within a mollusk's shell. The animal's defense against the foreign body is to form a protective layer of nacre around the intruder. The culturing process simply entails planting a "seed" within the mollusk, normally either a plastic bead or a small piece of shell, nature takes its course and another pearl is born. Our cultured freshwater pearls come in an ever growing variety of shapes, sizes and colors, so whatever your fashion preference you are sure to find the pearl to suit your needs. Ancient beliefs about the origin of the pearl include: moonlight filled dewdrops and Aphrodite's tears of joy. Although not technically a stone, pearl is one of June's birthstones. Currently, the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral. Also be sure to check out our freshwater pearl mixtures and our flawlessly crafted glass pearls by Jablonex and crystal pearls by Swarovski.

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Limited Clasp Box Square Dark Antique Copper 9mm
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1 SE $1.69 ($1.69 per SE)

2 SE $2.70 ($1.35 per SE)

10 SE $11.00 ($1.10 per SE)

30 SE $31.45 ($1.05 per SE)

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Shape: Box Clasps
Size: 09mm
Color: Antique Copper
Finish: Metallic
Material: Plated Brass
Made in: Korea and Taiwan
Description: Ultra-high quality jewelry findings. Manufactured from hypoallergenic brass, utilizing the finest electroplating technology. Highly resistant to chips, tarnish, peeling and flaking. Nickel and lead free. Connect this attractive filigree clasp to jewelry chain, beading wire, cords and more using matching findings such as end crimps and jump rings! Brass clasps are much stronger than other base metals, so they're great for heavier designs as well as anklets.
Showroom Aisle: 28
Showroom Section: G

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