White iridescent mother of pearl is truely beautiful and creates elegant jewelry. Mother of pearl comes from the hard internal layer of the sea mollusk that produces pearls. This necklace was made using graduating sizes of white mother of pearl beads ranging from 3mm to 11mm. Separating the largest beads are gold plated rondelles and gold plated beads. This necklace measures 18.5 inches long and has a gold plated lobster claw clasp. This necklace is perfect for that wedding on the beach!