Ok, I'm going to say straight away that my love for pearls began with the lustre ... I remember taking baths at my Nan's place as a kid and she had this gorgeous shiny crystal jar on the corner of the bath that was filled with soft pastel pink and white opaque pearl beads. These of course were filled with magnificently fragrant bath oils that dissolved once emerged into the warm water. My fascination was born! The appeal was the visual effect these little droplets of soft colour had on me.
Pearls are the only jewel created by a living animal? Or, that Mother-Of-Pearl comes from the oyster shell that the Pearl was found in.
Have I mentioned that Pearl is the Birthstone for June? You lucky buggers! You get to proudly wear one of THE MOST superior and beautiful natural stones of all.
Pearls are unique gemstones because they don't come from the depths of the earth but from the sea. They require no special cutting or polishing to maximize their lustrous beauty. They are ... just how they are. A classic that never dates. They look stunning set in sterling silver or gold.
According to history the wearer of pearls can gain wisdom when wearing them. These gypsy style jewellery gems are believed to offer protection, as well as attract good luck and wealth. ...
Best of all pearls that are glorious and magnificent symbolize the 30th Wedding Anniversary. Think of the gifts! Peal Rings, Pearl Pendants, Pearl Earrings and Pearl Bracelets ... the list goes on and on.
It all began way back in ancient times, in Greece. Rhea (Mother Of Gods) was celebrated by all her followers as they offered her gifts of flowers, sweets and cakes.