It takes about 2 years to grow an oyster that is able to give birth to a pearl and another 1,5 years at least for the pearl to form in its body. 3,5 years is the time to get a pearl of the smallest size, it may take up to 7 years to produce a bigger pearl. Only 3 % of the cultured oysters will produce a perfectly round pearl so valued in jewelry production. Patience and diligence must be the main qualities of a pearl farmer.
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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.
"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.