Claire van Holthe Grey Pearl Multi Strand Necklace


Multi Stranded Pearl Necklace

One of a kind, hand-made by Claire van Holthe.


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Editor’s Notes: A bold and elegant grey pearl necklace, perfect for layering and wearing solo.

Product Information: One of a kind necklace with dyed grey fresh water pearls, hand-made by Claire van Holthe. Beautifully presented in hand-crafted gift boxes with signature Ancienne Ambiance purple ribbons.

Size and Fit: Grey Pearl Necklace measures 18cm long. Silver bar clasp.

A little history… The Romans prized pearls more than diamonds and they were considered the ultimate symbol of wealth and social standing. The Greeks held the pearl in high esteem for its beauty and association with love and marriage. The Ancient Egyptians prized pearls so much they were buried with them. 

It was said that Cleopatra once dissolved a single pearl in a glass of wine and drank it – simply to win a wager with Mark Antony that she could consume the wealth of an entire nation in just one meal.

CLAIRE VAN HOLTHE Jewellery: London-based jewellery designer and maker Claire van Holthe developed her skills at the prestigious Sir John Cass College of Art. Famed for her use of exquisite natural coloured gems, Claire’s iconic jewels feature regularly in Vogue, Tatler, Grazia and Sunday Times Style. Discover more about renowned Claire van Holthe in Jeweller Bio above.


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Jeweller Bio

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Claire van Holthe

Claire van Holthe has a passion for natural coloured gems and sources stones from around the world. Her hand-made designs, some reminiscent of ancient jewellery, are feminine, delicate and respectfully keep in mind the stones natural power and beauty. It is the stones cut and colour that interests Claire the most, she lets the stones speak for themselves and designs around their natural beauty.

In 2004 we commissioned London-based Dutch jewellery designer Claire van Holthe to make Ancienne Ambiance Jewellery incorporating ancient artefacts. We are now thrilled to showcase pieces from her Ancient Goddess inspired collection of one-off pieces.

Discover more about independent jeweller Claire van Holthe in blog post ‘Meet The Jewellers’ here…

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