This vintage freshwater single strand pearl necklace is made with Biwa pearls. This vintage Biwa freshwater single strand pearl necklace is 32 3/4″ long. In 1914, pearl farmers began growing cultured freshwater pearls using the pearl mussels native to Lake Biwa. This lake, the largest and most ancient in Japan, lies near the city of Kyoto.
Dimensions: 32 3/4″