Pietrasanta

Merini Necklace

£190

A beautiful faux-pearl necklace complemented by pink and salmon beads - Lovingly hand-made in Italy.

Our Merini necklace is named in honour of Alda Merini, one of Italy’s most prolific poets and writers. Merini was born in 1931 and embarked on a career as a poet at the young age of sixteen. She rose to became one of the most highly acclaimed poets in Italy, affirmed by her nomination for a Literature Nobel Prize in 1966.  Through her expressive writing, she transformed her experiences with mental health into powerful poems, offering heartfelt insights into her life. Her progressive writing paved the way for a public dialogue in Italy on the subject of mental health and in particular its implications on women.

 

Merini Necklace

Hand-made, in Italy.

Weight – circa 100g

Circumference – circa 55cm

Italian resin. Galvanized silver lobster clasp. Free from nickel and lead.

 

Each Pietrasanta piece is lovingly hand-made in Milan, and crafted using the highest quality materials sourced from Italy. Each item comes in a soft white velvet pouch, and a branded presentation box so that you can safely store your new jewellery.

All Pietrasanta jewellery is completely hypoallergenic – it’s free from lead, copper and nickel, so that you can wear it all day long without any issues.

The jewellery may be: plated in gold; silver 925, galvanized gold or galvanized silver – we would recommend the following steps to ensure your items are not damaged and stay clean. The wiring, clasps and studs may tarnish naturally over time. Tarnishing occurs naturally and to avoid this you may use a lint-free cloth to clean the metals parts of your jewellery. Similarly, as certain parts may bend under pressure, we suggest that the items be stored and transported in rigid boxes to avoid any external pressure compromising the item. If the jewellery does not ‘fall’ as expected, remember not to press down on the item, but try to gently align the pieces to their intended state.

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