Pearls are some of the most coveted stones in the world…and for very good reasons. However, not all pearls are created equal. There are several factors that weigh into how pearls are formed. One of the biggest being that—depending on the type of pearl—it either formed naturally or was ... Read More about What is a Pearl?
“A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls” - Coco Chanel. From Queen Elizabeth to Audrey Hepburn, next to diamonds, pearls are quickly becoming a woman’s ‘new’ best friend. Always classic, iconic and appropriate, according to Jackie Kennedy, pearls compliment a wide range of attire. But pearls ... Read More about Which Pearls are the Best?
What is Mother of Pearl? Mother of pearl, also known as nacre, is an organic-inorganic composite material with a complex structure consisting of hexagonal platelets of aragonite, a form of calcium carbonate, arranged in very thin and parallel layers. Each layer is separated by sheets of organic ... Read More about 10 Fun Facts About Pearls
The task of selecting that exceptional piece of pearl jewelry can be daunting. After all, how do you know that you’re getting the best value for your money? How do know if the pearls you choose are high quality? Perhaps you want something more modern looking, or a maybe vintage piece is more your ... Read More about Choosing a Pearl