Choosing Wedding Pearls: It’s Easier Than You Think

Choosing Wedding Pearls: It’s Easier Than You Think

by Joanne Brent April 24, 2019

Over hundreds of years, pearls have become a timeless wedding accessory. It’s no wonder really. They’re so flexible and truly complement a modern, glam or even vintage-inspired wedding theme. The various hues of Tahitian pearls add a particularly chic touch to almost any bridal wardrobe. After all, they are both flexible and classic enough to fit into the entire "something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue” tradition.

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The Hidden Symbolism of Rings: What Does Each Finger Mean?

The Hidden Symbolism of Rings: What Does Each Finger Mean?

by Anna Semiachko March 05, 2019

Today, men and women aren’t afraid to go their own way when it comes to choosing which fingers to wear rings on. However, there is a rich history of symbolism that surrounds this practice, stemming from cultural, religious or even astrological influences over the ages. 

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Famous Pearl Lovers: The Icons of Style

Famous Pearl Lovers: The Icons of Style

by Anna Semiachko January 07, 2019

Pearls in Politics

The First Lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy was notorious for her exceptional elegance and style. She has made a significant impact on the arts and culture as well as fashion trends of her time.

She once said: “Pearls are always appropriate” and it is hard to disagree with her, especially looking at her glowing image in this famous photograph.

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Famous Pearl Lovers: The Icons of Style

Famous Pearl Lovers: The Icons of Style

by Anna Semiachko January 03, 2019

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." - Marilyn Monroe

The Girl with a Pearl Earring

Those who love art would surely be familiar with the painting “Girl with a Pearl Earring”. Oil on canvas, a masterpiece created by a Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer in the middle of the 17th century. She is wearing an exotic dress with an oriental turban, she threw a look over her shoulder, there is something captivating and intimate in the way she glances at the viewer. Her skin is smooth and tender, lips gently opened. A large pearl earring accentuates the graceful contour of her young face.

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CULTURED PEARLS AND "WILD-CAUGHT" PEARLS, WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

CULTURED PEARLS AND "WILD-CAUGHT" PEARLS, WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

by Anna Semiachko June 25, 2018

You can think of cultured pearls as "farmed" pearls while "wild-caught" pearls are those rarely found in the nature that appear without any human intervention. Both farmed and "wild" pearls grow in the same way...

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WHEN PATIENCE GIVES BIRTH TO LUXURY

WHEN PATIENCE GIVES BIRTH TO LUXURY

by Anna Semiachko June 12, 2018

It takes about two years to grow an oyster that is able to give birth to a pearl and another one and a half years at least for the pearl to form in its body. 

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