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Where Does Mother of Pearl Come From? Image Where Does Mother of Pearl Come From?

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From the Classic White Pearl to the Exotic Black – A Close Look at Pearl Colors Image From the Classic White Pearl to the Exotic Black – A Close Look at Pearl Colors

They’re lustrous, they’re iridescent – and they are often the perfect pop of color to an outfit. The classic milky-hued white pearl is iconic in countless ways, but few know that the enigmatic gems of the sea come in nearly every color of the rainbow....

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30 Famous Pearl Quotes Every Jewelry Lover Needs to Know Image 30 Famous Pearl Quotes Every Jewelry Lover Needs to Know

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How to Buy Pearls: Everything You Need to Know Image How to Buy Pearls: Everything You Need to Know

Everyone knows that pearls are gems of the sea. However, when it comes to understanding the value of a pearl or buying pearl jewelry, that’s about all you might know. However, it takes more than that to make an educated decision. Therefore, learning...

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Diving for Pearls: Interesting Investment or Waste of Precious Time? Image Diving for Pearls: Interesting Investment or Waste of Precious Time?

Our world is filled with many precious gemstones. The pearl is one of the world’s most beautiful gems, and is the only one naturally created by Mother Nature's living creatures. Some having taken to the age-old, dangerous art of diving for pearls. Is this an investment that's actually worth the h...

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What Is an Oyster? How Do Oysters Make Pearls? Image What Is an Oyster? How Do Oysters Make Pearls?

Pearls are precious gems that come from the seas. They are the 'babies' of the almighty oysters, natural miracles created by Mother Nature herself. But, what exactly is an oyster? Moreover, how do oysters make...

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Sustainable Jewelry: Are Pearls Really Eco-Friendly Gems? Some Say No Image Sustainable Jewelry: Are Pearls Really Eco-Friendly Gems? Some Say No

Many say that because pearls are the only gemstones born from living creatures, they are eco-friendly gems - used in the creation of sustainable jewelry. Others have relevant arguments that say differently. We investigated to find out for sure....

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Pearl Value: How Much Are Pearls Worth These Days? Image Pearl Value: How Much Are Pearls Worth These Days?

When grading pearl value these days, consider multiple factors. Real pearls can cost anywhere from $300 to thousands of dollars, depending on these things. Pearl value is determined based on whether it’s a natural pearl...

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Natural Pearls VS Cultured Pearls: Benefits & Differences Image Natural Pearls VS Cultured Pearls: Benefits & Differences

In the world of authentic pearls, there are two primary types, often compared to one another: natural pearls vs cultured pearls. Fact is, both types are real gemstones, but it’s the way they are formed that makes them different....

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Understanding Pearl Colors: How Do Oysters Create Different Color Gems? Image Understanding Pearl Colors: How Do Oysters Create Different Color Gems?

Cultured pearl colors and shades can vary… from green, pink, blue and purple, to black, white, cream and peach. Some of these awesome gemstones even come with fabulous multi-color overtones. But, how do oysters create the gems in different colors?...

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