Mother pearl, derived from the iridescent inner layer of mollusk shells, is a wonder of nature. Its soft shine and changing colors reflect light and surroundings, offering a visual spectacle that has been valued in jewelry and decoration for centuries.

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Despite its relatively low hardness, mother of pearl is prized for its unique aesthetic and is commonly used in inlays and jewelry pieces that seek to capture the essence of the ocean. It is mainly found in the waters of Australia and the Pacific islands.
Did you know? Mother of pearl was so valued in some Pacific indigenous cultures that it was used as currency in important exchanges and as a symbol of social status.
Mother of pearl, with its mystical iridescence and changing colors, is a distinctive feature in Sibela Studio collections.
Isabel Peña