Pearl Jewelry: The Epitome
of Elegant Simplicity
by: Sam Serio
Pearl jewelry catches attention because of its uncomplicated and serene
elegance. It may seem like an oxymoron, but sometimes the simplest things are
the ones that are the most attractive. A look at a simple pearl earring, a
representative example of pearl jewelry, is enough to dispel all doubt.
In fact, for many kinds of pearl jewelry, the operating principle is "the
simpler the better." At times a single pearl can even say much more than a dozen
pearls all lined up. This is why some consider pearl jewelry to be even more
beautiful than diamond, more valuable and timeless.
Pearls are formed when a foreign object, such as a grain of sand, becomes
trapped in an oyster or mussel. The grain becomes coated with layers of a
smooth, crystalline substance known as nacre. Over time this natural process
produces the luminescent gem known as a pearl. Most pearls used in making pearl
jewelry are cultured, meaning oysters are injected with irritants in order to
induce nacre production. Finely-cultured pearls are rare, and they fetch an
The mysterious glamour of natural South Sea pearls has prompted new combinations
among necklaces of various colors and sizes. There is a growing demand for these
pearls, as well as an increasing need to know more about pearls in general.
Remember Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle in "My Fair Lady", and as Holly
Golightly in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"? She wore such simple pearl jewelry, and
yet they made her face shine. Pearls bring glamour to a woman's face, catch the
light and trap it in to create a very suffused glow not unlike a halo.
Translucence is also a mystical quality of pearls, evoking mystery and
sophistication in the wearer.
Due to its timeless elegance, pearl jewelry never falls out of fashion. They can
be worn with almost anything; after all they serve to accentuate more the
healthy color of the skin rather than the clothes a person wears.
Detailed Information about Pearls
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Choosing Pearl Jewelry
How to Purchase A Pearl Necklace
When choosing pearls there are a number of things to consider besides just
the quality of the pearls. While there is no right or wrong way to chose pearls,
here are a few tips you should consider.
Purchasing a pearl necklace can be a daunting task because if you really want top quality pearls there are a number of questions and steps to take to ensure you do get the quality that you are seeking.
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Sam Serio is an Internet Marketer, musician and a writer on the subject of
jewelry and gemstones. For more information on jewelry and gemstones, visit
www.morninglightjewelry.com to pick up your FREE copy of “How To Buy Jewelry And
Gemstones Without Being Ripped Off.”