Two gray, drop-shaped Mother-of-Freshwater Cultured Pearls and Black Onyx beads are in this dainty pair of Sterling Silver women's earrings.
Mother of Pearl is the birthstone for June
The lustrous lining of a shell where a Pearl can grow is known as Mother of Pearl and is believed to attract prosperity. It has also been said to shield a person from negative forces. Mother of Pearls are sourced mainly from Pearl Oysters found in tropical seas, Freshwater Pearl Mussels that abound in rivers in the US, Asia and Europe and the Abalone native to Japan, California and other Pacific regions. What is Mother of Pearl?
Onyx is the birthstone for December
The deep Black Onyx gemstone is believed to boost a person’s self-confidence, whilst sharpening the senses. It is also considered a defence against negativity. Mined from India, Brazil, Uruguay and California, the Onyx is a Chalcedony Quartz. A variation that includes a band of white against brown or black is known as Sardonyx. Learn More About Onyx Gemstones