SHOW: Tongue Ornament.

Title:      Piercing Jewellery.
General:    This is 18K yellow gold and Black Pearl tongue ornament, which has
replaceable units.
            the flat domes are for those occasions when you want the piercing to
be inconspicuous.
Material:   18K Yellow Gold
Gem:        Black Pearl
Method:     Constructed
Finish:     Polished.
Mechanics:  The bar is Hollow tube which is threaded, so that units such as the
Black Pearl
            can be screwed in. Both the top and bottom units may be exchanged.
This allows
            for a collection of different items to be ordered.
Designer:   W.van Heeckeren.
Craftsman:  W.van Heeckeren.

            To Order, You must include
measurements of
            the length of the ornament you normally use, and any special units
you may wish to
            have made.

            With simple 18 K Gold Ball      AUS $ 550.00
            with Black Pearl                AUS $ 650.00
            18K Gold Loop units             AUS $ 155.00 each
            18K flat dome                   AUS $ 155.00

            Please note, these prices are subject to adjustment for larger


        18K GOLD is a ternary Gold alloy consisting of:
                        750 parts/1000 Pure Gold.
                        125 parts/1000 Pure Silver.
                        125 parts/1000 Pure Copper.
 Annealing temperature: 750 degrees Celsius.
   Melting Temperature: 950 degrees Celsius.


Technical Data for PEARL.

name:                   PEARL
colour:                 Pink, silver, cream, golden, green, blue, black
colour of streak:       White
mohs hardness:          3-4
specific gravity:       2.60-2.78
cleavage:               None
fracture:               Concoidal or scaly
crystal system:         Microcrystalline
chemical composition:   84-92% calcium-carbonate, 4-13% organic
transparency:           Translucent to opaque
refractive index:       1.52-1.66 Black: 1.53-1.69
double refraction:      Weak or none
dispersion:             None
pleochroism:            None
absorption spectrum:    Not usuable
fluorescence:           Weak; not usuable. Natural black: red-reddish