Pearl river as a star of the night sky, likeThe spark of snow attracts and attracts to itself. Over time, only the elite could flaunt jewelry from this stone, demonstrating luxury and consistency. But now such products please many thanks to the master jewelers. Natural river pearls are used to create different ornaments for women. Such products will suit both an elegant evening gown and a casual evening dress, such as a sundress and even a business suit. Also, such decoration is an integral part of the wedding image of the bride. Sometimes the pearls are dressed in a young dress, they decorate a veil.
There is a ripening of pearls in the shell of a mollusk. It gets foreign matter. After around it pearl is laid, which is calcium carbonate and conchiolin. Mother of pearl lies with waves reflected in the light. It turns out ordinary white pearls. But there is also a black pearl (river). There are still green, yellow and blue. The latter are of greatest value, since they are very rare and attractive.
Pearls of the river are extracted from shellfish, which live in fresh water, on the territory of such countries as Russia, Germany, China and the United States of America.
There is no simpler material to createdecorations than river pearls. Earrings from it turn out simply magnificent. But pearls are not stored for long - the oldest jewelry has already collapsed. Only the Cairo Museum has preserved the oldest product, which is more than four thousand years old.
After there is no pearl left in nature, itsbegan to be cultivated on farms. Often it appeared due to small parasites. They were trapped in the mussels, which enveloped the foreign body and began to release mother-of-pearl onto it. Thus, a few years later a pearl was born to twelve millimeters in diameter. In its composition there are many pearlescent layers. In their form, pearls are diverse, and there are no perfectly round ones.
In the process of cultivation, a similar river pearl is obtained. Its properties are the same, only it ripens under the control of a person and according to the proportions and forms given to them.
How does this process happen? A small ball is injected into the body of the mollusk with a needle. In one sink you can enter several, so that later you can get a few pearls. Next, the above process of coating the ball with mother of pearl occurs. As a result, a pearl of circular ideal shape appears on the light. Only a small surface roughness will indicate that it has grown in a natural environment.
The most valuable is considered to be that pearlRiver, whose shape is round. In the process of cultivation, as a rule, it is almost perfectly round. In nature, you can not guess what kind of pearl can grow. It depends on the bends of the foreign body that got into the shell.
Main categories in the form of pearls:
These categories are still divided into such forms as:
In our country, pearls were mined in Valdai. It was believed that the more salmon in the pond, the more the number of pearls there will be. This is due to the fact that the salmon was called "royal fish". Depending on the size, pearls had such names as "pearl cucumber", "pearl beads", "beads".
It was used to decorate women's clothing,headdresses. From it, the special ornaments that served as amulets were expanded. Until the end of the nineteenth century, Rus was engaged in fishing for river pearls. After the beginning of the twentieth century, it was already impossible to find pearls of natural origin even in world markets. This became the privilege of royal families.
But in the twentieth year of the 19th century the notorious CocoChanel again made pearls popular. She proved his need to complement any outfit. She also introduced a multilayer yarn from river pearls into fashion trends. To make such a decoration, it takes about seven years of tireless painstaking work of the masters on the selection of the necessary number of stones.
Famous jewelry companies representexquisite ornaments. This is an original platinum necklace with a scattering of colored pearls and diamonds, as well as magnificent necklaces of beads of different shades and shapes.
Now you know what a river pearl is, photos for clarity are presented in the article.
Ornaments from thismaterial. It is not particularly important, from which pearls they are made, river or marine, of natural origin or cultivated. He is equally ideal for a person of royal blood, and an ordinary housewife. The shape and color of the pearls will give charm and charm to its owner. Pearls can be worn with almost any clothing. He perfectly combined with a strict office suit, and with a luxurious evening gown. Currently, many women can afford it.