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Christine Alexander Fine Jewellery

Regular price £185.00

Behold, my friends, a stunning pair of white freshwater Pearl drop earrings. These aren't your average pearls – they're round, they're lustrous, and they're cradled in Hallmarked 9ct Yellow Gold open drop designs that'll make your heart skip a beat.

Now, let's dive into the enchanting world of Pearls. You see, Pearls are a rarity among gemstones – they're one of the few organic gems out there. (Coral, Amber, and Jet are some of the other cool kids in this club.) Here's the thing: when something foreign, like a pesky grain of sand, invades a mollusc's personal space, it becomes quite the irritant to the critter inside. To fend off this unwelcome guest, the mollusc releases a silky substance called nacre to shroud the intruder. It's a bit like Mother Nature's way of saying, "Back off!"

Now, you might picture natural Pearls forming in the depths of the sea, discovered by brave divers at the ocean's bottom. And while that's a lovely thought, it comes at a cost – the environment's cost. Enter cultured Pearls, the eco-friendly alternative. These Pearls are grown in Pearl farms, ensuring that no protected Coral Reefs suffer in the process. The great news? About 99% of today's Pearls are cultured, so you can wear them with a clear conscience.

But here's a gentle heads-up – since Pearls are natural wonders, there might be slight variations in colour and shape. No two Pearls are twins, my friends. And, thanks to the wonderful world of screens and digital imaging, the shade you see here may look a smidge different from the actual product. So keep that in mind.

When you make these beauties yours, they'll be winging their way to you via Royal Mail Special Delivery service, arriving in a fully recycled gift box. It's the little things that make all the difference, isn't it?

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