|Medium-size hoops earrings with organically shaped, white pearls are a
nice alternative to your average hoops. They have been hand-formed into
a circle, soldered to form the ear wires, hammered for slight texture,
and oxidized for a darker patina. Petite keishi pearls were then
showered throughout the center for a feminine appeal. |
of solid sterling silver 925 and keishi pearls. The earrings are one
inch in diameter and slightly shorter than two inches in height.
What are Keishi?
nucleus is implanted into an oyster, which either expels the implanted
nucleus before the culturing process is complete, or defragments and
forms separate pearl sacs without a nucleus. The resulting keshi pearl
is very lustrous due to the thick nacre secreted by the oyster. http://www.pearl-guide.com/index.html