7 Common Pearl Shapes & How To Style Them

7 Common Pearl Shapes & How To Style Them

by Joanne BRENT February 18, 2020

Sure, perfectly round pearls may be the most popular and traditional shape, but did you know that there are at least another 6 shapes to choose from? This can make shopping for pearls a whole new adventure! You’ll notice that these more unusual pearl shapes are also considered quite unique. So, here’s what you need to know about buying and styling 7 common pearl shapes:

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Why Pearls Represent True Love

Why Pearls Represent True Love

by Joanne BRENT February 10, 2020

Pearls have been important to even the most ancient of civilizations and it’s really no wonder that each culture has an age-old folktale about where these gemstones from the ocean originated. From the tears of gods to the drops of light falling from the moon, there has been a mysterious aura surrounding pearls. However, over the passing years and movement into contemporary jewelry trends, pearls have come to symbolize purity, strength, balance, and love. As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re exploring just exactly why they are the perfect gift for the month of love!

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Sound Like A Jewelry Expert: Know Your Ring Lingo

Sound Like A Jewelry Expert: Know Your Ring Lingo

by Joanne BRENT January 30, 2020

Very few people can claim that they know everything about every single type of jewelry. After all, being an expert in the field takes a great deal of know-how and many years of experience. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still come across as someone who knows a thing or two when shopping for jewelry, especially if your clique or significant other is around to impress. 

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Pearls in 2020: Personalisation

Pearls in 2020: Personalisation

by Joanne BRENT January 22, 2020

Pearls are a natural, organic, environmentally-sustaining and virtually-renewable gemstone from the ocean. They come in all shapes and colors, play well with other gems, metals, and materials, and can be quite affordable compared to other options like diamonds. What is more millennial than that?

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Girls with Pearls this Spring Season

Girls with Pearls this Spring Season

by Joanne BRENT January 13, 2020

When it comes to feeling classic and feminine for Spring, pearl jewelry from talented designers will deliver every time. Whether you prefer traditional styles or the disruption of more modern takes, there are many options to consider for your personal collection when the season changes. After all, Spring is about celebrating fresh-starts and the beginning of good things – so why not get yourself some lucky pearls to elevate your warm-weather wardrobe. You can even play with the hottest Spring trends.

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5 Tips for Picking the Right Pearls for You

5 Tips for Picking the Right Pearls for You

by Joanne BRENT January 06, 2020

Looking fashionable and sophisticated is so easy when you have a collection of pearls that are chosen just for you. After all, there are different types of pearls to suit almost any age and style. Here are our top 5 tips

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5 Ways to Style Your Holiday Pearls

5 Ways to Style Your Holiday Pearls

by Joanne BRENT December 30, 2019

When choosing the jewelry and accessories you want to flaunt these holidays, it becomes important to pair them with the right outfits and occasions. This is because seasonal jewelry can come in many different styles and shades. However, when you’re working with a collection of beautiful pearls, you’ll find that coordinating your sets and novelty pieces to create incredible holiday looks is easy! Here are our top 5 ways to style your pearls for looking and feeling high-fashion these holidays.

 

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Christmas Pearls for All the Women in Your Life

Christmas Pearls for All the Women in Your Life

by Joanne BRENT December 24, 2019

What do Audrey Hepburn, your grandmother and possibly even your favourite teacher all have in common? They knew that classic pearl jewelry simply doesn’t go out of style! This is why buying pearls for every woman on your Christmas list makes holiday gifting an absolute breeze. From your daughter to your wife or even that secret Santa at work, everyone appreciates a gorgeous pearl.

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Christmas Pearls for Him

Christmas Pearls for Him

by Joanne BRENT December 10, 2019

Gifting for men can certainly get tricky. In fact, many people struggle to find the perfect present for him when the festive season rolls around, year after year. But why is it so insanely difficult to shop for some men? Whether he’s the type who has everything already or simply doesn’t display much interest in owning very many things, it can become frustrating trying to curate thoughtful ideas. Well, the good news is that pearl jewelry and accessories are almost always adored by men or anyone who prefers to wear more masculine pieces.

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Christmas Pearls for Little Girls & Boys | Namaka Jewelry

Christmas Pearls for Little Girls & Boys | Namaka Jewelry

by Joanne BRENT December 03, 2019

There’s truly something magical about this time of year and even more enchanting about receiving exquisite pearl jewelry when you’re young. When it comes to finding meaningful presents for children over the holidays, gifting their first pearls is a wonderful way to create memories for you and those who are special to you, for years and possibly even generations to come. Precious pearls could be the perfect piece to celebrate each of these incredible moments in your family story. Want some ideas on appropriate pearls for toddlers, tweens, and teens? Keep reading!

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Legends of the Tahitian Black Pearl

Legends of the Tahitian Black Pearl

by Joanne BRENT November 07, 2019

It’s really no secret that the Tahitian black pearl is considered the crown-jewel of Polynesian sea-bed inspired jewelry. The mysterious hue coupled with the allure of pearls has also given rise to many legends and stories about how these incredible gems originated. After all, it has become an emblem of Polynesian richness and heritage, it’s natural that folklore would reflect this magnificence too.

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Pearls from the Past | World’s Oldest Pearl Found in 2019 | Namaka Jewelry

Pearls from the Past | World’s Oldest Pearl Found in 2019 | Namaka Jewelry

by Joanne BRENT October 29, 2019

Emirati archaeologists have made a historic discovery this month at Marawah Island, off the capital of the  United Arab Emirates: what’s believed to be the oldest pearl in human recorded history. Excavated in October (2019), this exquisite natural pearl is carbon-dated to between 5,800 and 5,600 BC, that’s almost 8000 years old! Found at one of the oldest sites in the country, the gem was excavated from the location of numerous collapsed Neolithic structures. These have also provided researchers with ancient ceramics, beads made from shell, as well as stone and flint arrowheads.

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