This striking necklace showcases an exquisite antique, hand-carved ocean pearl button.
We named it La Peregrina in honor of the largest pearl on earth, discovered in Panama in the 1500s. It belonged to several illustrious people including, King Phillip II of Spain, Queen Mary I of England, Napolean, and eventually Elizabeth Taylor.
In this piece:
Antique, carved ocean pearl button, circa 1890-1910
Stamped brass setting made today in the USA in vintage dies