Mikimoto, Cultured saltwater Pearl graduated Necklace on sterling silver Clasp, Circa 1920’s
A pretty, quality row of Cultured saltwater Pearls, graduating in size from a central 7mm Pearl to 3.5mm.
The pearls are cream with pink overtones and have a lovely lustre and nacre, they have been hand knotted onto a sterling silver clasp.
The clasp is hallmarked with the Mikimoto “clam shell and M” hallmark.
Kokichi Mikimoto was the first person to successfully culture a semi-spherical pearl on July 11, 1893. The site of his success was the island of Ojima near Toba, now known as Mikimoto Pearl Island.
The Mikimoto name is synonymous with superior quality.
This classic, pearl necklace is the perfect accessory for any outfit, day or night.
Perfect for a 21st birthday or wedding!
Metal: Sterling Silver
Weight: 14 grams
Length : 19.75″ / 50.5cm
Date: Art Deco (1920 to 1935)