This ancient ivory geisha necklace or pin captures the elusive geisha applying the finishing touches before she makes her appearance—an evocative piece from our geisha jewelry collection.
Above all, geisha are artists. These women are masters of the fine and aesthetic arts, and of their particular beauty ideal. Their makeup and dressing process is highly precise, the result of years of training, tradition, and rigorous standards.
Our geisha mirror necklace shows the geisha gazing at reflection. She likes what she sees - after all, she has created it - and her carved ancient mammoth ivory face wears a serenely satisfied expression. This geisha necklace also suggests a hidden emotion, however, just below the mirrored surface. What is our geisha really thinking' Is she seeing herself at all'
Our designers selected ancient mammoth ivory for the geisha's face. This prized material from long-ago extinct mammoths has lain in the earth for centuries acquiring its antiqued creamy tone. This pendant can also be worn as an ivory pin - it has both a pendant and clasping pin back. Our geisha with mirror necklace is perhaps the most mysterious member of our geisha jewelry collection, turning the question back to the viewer:
What do you really see?