June 10, 2021

What Color Gemstone Is June?

Birthstones are colorful, whimsical ways to celebrate someone special by recognizing the month they were born in. Those born in June are incredibly lucky to have the pearl as their birthstone.  Perhaps June is associated with pearls because the lustrous color that shines from a pearl’s surface is reminiscent of the new summer sunsets, or maybe it’s because they represent … Read More

April 27, 2021

The Pearl Engagement Ring Trend

A-list actress Emma Stone recently got engaged with a ring featuring an 8-millimeter akoya cultured pearl. Michelle Williams, another movie star, has also been seen wearing a stunning pearl ring on that finger. From celebrities to regular people, more and more brides are wearing pearl engagement rings. Even the experts have noticed the trend, as Leigh Batnick Plessner, co-creative director … Read More

February 10, 2021

What Should I Look for When Buying a Pearl Necklace?

Most jewelry shoppers are familiar enough with the different characteristics of gemstones to make a smart and stunning purchase. But, when it comes to pearls, many shoppers are completely baffled! Nacre? Luster? Cultured? Freshwater? Saltwater? The varied and often confusing aspects of pearl shopping can make it hard to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here are some tips to … Read More

April 24, 2018

5 Creative Ways to Wear Pearls

Get Creative with Pearls Pearls are often reserved for the most special and formal of occasions. They are perfect for numerous settings, ranging from weddings to black-tie dinners. Fortunately, there are more ways to wear pearls than fancy cocktail parties. The following are some cool and creative ways to glam up your look with pearls! 1. Multi-Strand Pearls Multi-strand pearls … Read More

March 14, 2017

4 Things You Should Know About Buying Pearls

Buying Pearl Jewelry: Advice from the Experts A lovely pearl necklace lends an air of effortless elegance to any ensemble. These living gems – long considered a symbol of innocence, virtue and purity — cast a flattering light to the complexion, and have been prized for centuries for their lustrous sheen and beauty. Over the years, many cultures have considered … Read More