May 12, 2022
SPOTLIGHT ON PEARLS
ALL ABOUT PEARLS
Known for their exquisite beauty and distinctive glow Pearls have been the symbol of purity and wisdom for thousands of years.They are the oldest known gemstone to humans, dating back as far as ancient Greece and are the only gemstone to come from a living creature.
DID YOU KNOW?
Saltwater pearls are found in oysters, while freshwater pearls are produced by mussels. Freshwater pearls can form much quicker than Saltwater ones, which sometimes takes up to four years!
Pearls come in a dazzling array of many beautiful tones. Freshwater pearls are the commonly seen white or pink toned, while saltwater pearls have four sub categories; Akoya, South Sea, Tahitian and Keshi that can vary in hues from white, gold, green and even black pearls.
WE LOVE PEARLS
We love that pearls can be worn everyday and can be dressed up with diamonds or dressed down with fine gold jewelry. Making the perfect gift for anniversaries or birthdays or even for a special piece on your wedding day, you can't go wrong with pearls.
Some of our favourite remodels have included beautiful pearls that have been passed down in families for many years.