how to pick your first pearls

Your First Pearls – How To Pick Them

When it comes to buying your first pearls you are going to find yourself spoilt for choice.  As you will soon discover choosing the right ones for you can prove quite a challenge.

However, one thing you will soon learn is that pearl jewelry is very versatile, and each piece is very unique.  Yet although it is a simple stone, you will find when it comes to how to pick out pearls you want to wear you have plenty of options available to you.

But one thing we can say for sure is that when you choose the right pearls you’ll have something to wear and treasure for many years to come. read more

gold pearl ring

3 Top Gorgeous Engagement Rings

This year has been somewhat strange, yet it still hasn’t put off many young couples from deciding that they would like to spend the rest of their lives together.   One item that of course is important when any couple to get engaged is the right ring.

With so many different options now available, what kind of engagement ring styles should couples be looking at today?  Well below are 3 top gorgeous engagement rings we think you may want to consider.

  1. Elongated Diamond Shape Rings

Engagement rings that contain oval, elongated, pear or emerald shaped jewels in their design have become very popular in recent years.  This is because celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez have chosen such designs to ordain their fingers. read more

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How To Wear Pearl Necklaces This Year

Most women tend to shy away from wearing pearl necklaces, as they tend to feel that they are suitable for more formal occasions.

But this simply isn’t the case any longer, as this year designers have come up with some amazing looking pearl necklaces that you can wear whenever you like.

So how should you be wearing pearl necklaces this year?

Simple Is Best

As Jackie Kennedy Onassis once said “Pearls are always appropriate” and simple is never overrated.  You won’t go wrong by choosing to wear a string of pearls this year.   Again you can either choose to just one string of pearls or you can choose to wear two or three strings together. read more

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3 Kinds Of Pearl Earring For Your Grandmother

Are you searching for the perfect gift to give your grandmother for her birthday or just to show her how much she means to you?  Well you might want to think about getting her some beautiful pearl earrings that she can wear and treasure for years to come.

As you will see there are many different styles of pearl earrings to select from so which should you get your grandmother?  It all really depends on their personality and the kinds of outfits they like to wear.

Here are 3 kinds of pearl earrings for your grandmother that you might want to consider buying. read more

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Are Black Pearls Still Fashionable?

For some time now black pearls have become increasingly popular, yet is the wearing of such beautiful pieces of jewelry still considered to be fashionable?  Hopefully, we will be able to answer the question of “Are black pearls still fashionable?” below.

In answer to this question, we would have to say yes.  Where as white pearls often help to create a more traditional look to an outfit.  When a woman wears black pearl jewelry it helps to give their outfit a more modern contemporary look.

The reason why black pearls stay in fashion is because they come in a variety of different shades, from pale grey through to jet-black.  Also as with any other kind of pearls you will find they come in a wide variety of different shapes and sizes.  So being able to find say a black pearl necklace or black pearl earrings to suit your taste shouldn’t prove difficult. read more

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5 Pearl Engagement Gifts

You’ve just discovered that during the past few weeks that a close friend who you care deeply for has just got engaged.  So what can you give to them that they will cherish for years to come to congratulate them on such an important milestone in their life?  Below are 5 pearl engagement gifts you may want to consider giving to them.

  1. Double Strand Pink Freshwater Pearl Necklace

Not only does a pearl necklace a classic piece of jewelry but also helps to enhance any woman’s looks without having to really try.  It also makes the perfect romantic gift to give to someone. read more

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Summer Pearl Trends 2020

This year of course our world has been completely turned upside down, yet women still want to be able to look their best.  This summer even more so, and that is why we take a look at some of the summer pearl trends 2020.

Now as before pearl jewelry is a vital component of any outfit.  But if you are someone who isn’t into keeping up with the latest fashion trends, but still wants to add a touch of glamour to your outfit, then adding a delightful piece of pearl jewelry will help.  Even the simplest of outfits can be made to look even better when you wear the right accessories. read more

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Why Are Pearls Flat On One Side?

As you are probably aware that pearls do come in a wide variety of different sizes and shapes.  But why is that some pearls are flat on one side only?  Also often referred to as coin or button pearls these are considered quite special in the pearl industry.

You will notice that unlike round pearls these ones are very unique, yet when expertly set in to any piece of jewelry they will look amazing.   Plus as these types of pearls are so abundant they are among the most affordable that you can buy today. read more

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What Is The Most Expensive Pearl Colour?

If you haven’t owned any pearl jewelry before, then you may find yourself somewhat confused by how prices can vary so much.  For example why is it that say a pendant can cost no more than $50, yet another can be as much as $5,000.  Well it really all comes down to the kind of pearls that are used in creating such pieces of jewelry.

Another factor also that needs to be taken into consideration is the actual colour of the pearls used.  But you may think well why is it that a piece of jewelry containing say South Sea or Tahitian pearls cost more than say Akoya pearls? read more

edison pearls

Why Are They Called Edison Pearls?

The Company that produces Edison pearls closely guards the techniques that they use to create these beautiful jewels.  This includes not allowing people to know on which of their farms that each of the pearls they produced is grown.

However one thing that we do know is that they carefully select which molluscs will be used in the process.  This selection is done through genetic research that they have carried out.

Once they have chosen the molluscs to use in the making of cultured Edison pearls they are then implanted with a tiny bead.  This is unusual, as normally freshwater molluscs will have a small piece of mussel tissue implanted into them to create pearls. read more