Virgin and Child Pendant, Mother of Pearl, approx. 1″, includes 18″ silver-tone chain.
An icon of the Vladimir Mother of God is painted on a quality mother-of-pearl cabochon in a silver-plated setting.
What is “Mother of Pearl”? Nacre, also known as mother of pearl, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some molluscs as an inner shell layer; it also makes up the outer coating of pearls. It is strong, resilient, and iridescent.