“A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls,” said Coco Chanel, while Grace Kelly noted, “I favor pearls on screen and in my private life.” There’s a reason why all fashion icons – including Elizabeth Taylor and Audrey Hepburn – were often spotted wearing pearls and had pearl jewelry in their vast collection. Its because they are timeless, classic, never go out of style and,...
Real pearls are either formed naturally or “cultured” by pearl farmers. Genuine pearls take many years to develop within the confines of an oyster. Pearl farmers develop pearls by placing irritants inside the oyster that cause it to secrete a substance that hardens around the irritant, forming the nacre of the pearl. As stunning and irresistible as pearls are, don’t be fooled, imitation pearls abound....
“You can’t ever go wrong with pearls. Perhaps pearls are a girl’s best friend after all.” – Ki Hackney Every woman deserves to wear pearls and if you were born in the month of June, then you’ve got the perfect excuse. As well as being the birthstone for June, it’s also the anniversary gemstone for the 1st, 12th and 30th years of marriage. But you...
Pearls / Unique Jewelry
White pearls or black pearls? What is the difference between these two pearls, and what gives pearls their color? Is there such a thing as a truly black pearl? Find out in this informative article.