Kokichi Mikimoto, the man credited with inventing cultured pearls, once memorably described pearls as "a living jewel" and it was his dream to see pearls adorning the necks of women around the world.
The triple-layer necklace has an adjustable clasp that allows it to be reconstituted as two rows of pearls or a single row.
His legacy is the firm which bears his surname. Mikimoto has been a leading producer of fine cultured pearls and jewellery since 1893 and today the Japanese brand is known for contemporary designs that express fashion trends while continuing to champion the timeless elegance of pearls.
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