A spectacular Basra pearl necklace, with an emerald and diamond square pendant, below which a beautiful emerald drop and an elegant tassel with fresh water pearls in 22K gold chain finished the piece in sophisticated style.
Basra Pearl is a highly precious variety of the natural pearl gemstone originated from the Basra region of Persian Gulf (Iraq). These pearls have featured in recorded history as far back in time as 300 BC and finding Basra Pearls in the 21st century is close to impossible, because its not available in the Arabian Sea and has to be collected from various sources from all over the world and then matched to design a piece. In Vedic astrology, there is great “power” attributed to the Natural pearl. Basra Pearls have enchanted numerous a pearl enthusiasts from the Maharaja’s of India to the Sheikhs of the Middle East to the Royals of Europe. Finding Basra Pearls in the 21st century is close to impossible, because it’s not available in the Arabian Sea and has to be collected from various sources from all over the world and then matched to design a piece.
This necklace has taken over 4 months to design and finish by over 10 craftsmen and designers involved at various stages.
Emerald : 14.32 ct.
Diamond : 6.765 ct.
Basra Pearls: 6.22 g.
Dimension: 2.97 (L) x 0.75 (W) x 14.5 (H) cm.
Length : 30"
Weight: 38.09 g. (Pendant 25.51 g. / Necklace 12.58 g.)