Keshi Freshwater Pearl Stud Earrings I.1881

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These Keshi Freshwater Pearl Stud Earrings feature high-quality keshi cultured pearls and 18kt fittings for a luxurious, long-lasting look. Their unique silhouette lends a contemporary edge, while the beautiful lustre of the pearls creates a timelessly elegant touch.

Pearls measure approximately 9.5-11.0mm. Due to nature of Keshi pearls no two are alike, earrings are matched close to size and overall shape, however will not be an identical pair. 

Keshi pearls are small non-nucleated pearls typically formed as by-products of pearl cultivation. When a technician nucleates the pearl-bearing mollusk a piece of shell or grit enters the mollusk at the same time as mother of pearl bead in being implanted. This irritation causes the nacre to be formed around foreign  object  creating the pearl. As a result the Keshi pearls are all nacre. They are baroque in shape and generally have a beguiling lustre. 

A Japanese word also meaning 'poppy' it is used in Japan for all pearls that grow without a nucleus.