Our Magnesite, Mother of Pearl and Paua Nugget shell necklace is an amazing collar style necklace resembling a piece you’d see in Hawaii.
Made in a collar style, it has Magnesite pieces that are tinted to look similar to turquoise, Mother of pearl chips and Large Paua shell nuggets. It truly is a lovely piece that any lady would love to have in her wardrobe.
This is a one of a kind item and can’t be back ordered or custom ordered in a different color. This is a piece that my Mother made. You will have a piece like no other person has.
Magnesite is mineral that can be colorless, white, pale brown, barely pink, lilac-rose and pale yellow. It can exhibit a pale green to pale blue fluorescence under certain lights. It is dyed to make beads and ornaments.
Pāua is the Māori name given to three species of large edible sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks which belong to the family Haliotidae. There is only one genus and that is Haliotis. They are known in the United States and Australia as Abalone, and in the United Kingdom as Ormer shells.
Mother of Pearl or Nacre – is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some mollusks as an inner shell layer; it is also what makes up the outer coating of pearls. It is strong, resilient, and iridescent.
If you would like to know more about the gemstones and items we use in making our handmade items like our, Magnesite, Mother of Pearl and Paua Nugget Necklace; please take a look at Gemstone Description page.