Tahitian Mabe Pearl Ruthie B. Studs with Barnacles-Hannah Blount Jewelry
Tahitian Mabe Pearl Ruthie B. Studs with Barnacles-Hannah Blount Jewelry
Tahitian Mabe Pearl Ruthie B. Studs with Barnacles-Hannah Blount Jewelry
One of a Kind

Tahitian Mabe Pearl Ruthie B. Studs with Barnacles

Effervescent mabe pearl studs possess a variety of metallic and holographic hues including gunmetal grey and flashes of fuschia. These handmade, one-of-a-kind oceanic stud earrings feature bright sterling silver barnacles that add grit to their organic refinement.

Tahitian mabe blister pearl studs with barnacles. Available in bright sterling silver with 18k gold. Approximately 15x17mm.

$1,300.00

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Ready to Ship (1-3 Days)

About the gemstone

Tahitian pearls are beloved for their grey to black hues. Like all pearls, Tahitian pearls are formed when an irritant becomes trapped in a mollusk. The mollusk secretes a fluid, called nacre, which coats the irritant layer upon layer until a pearl is formed.
MOHs Hardness: 2.5-4.5
Origins: Saltwater farms in French Polynesia 
Care: Keep Tahitian pearls away from chemicals. Contact with cosmetics, oils, acids, etc., can discolor or ruin the texture of pearls. To clean, use warm water with mild soap. Do not use an ultrasonic or steam cleaner. Strands of pearls should not be washed. They should be wiped down with a soft clean cloth before storing. Wetting the silk can cause stretching.
Birthstone: June
Anniversary: 30th

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The Story of Ruthie B.

An homage to Hannah's childhood and the nostalgia of her fishing home, this collection comprises gritty nautical-inspired pieces. The collection is named after Hannah's father's fishing vessel, the Ruthie B, which was named after Hannah's mother. Ruthie B. celebrates the mystery and natural peculiarity of the ocean that painted the artist’s childhood. In their weathered island home, Hannah and her six siblings learned how to entertain themselves amidst the chaos that comes with such a large family. The dingy fishing paraphernalia that littered their backyard was a playground of inspiration: raw snapshots of beauty against the clean backdrop of their hometown of Nantucket. These familiar moments inspired her to create beauty of her own. Shop the full Ruthie B. Collection

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