Imagine a full moon at midnight or a calm sea under the stars. The moon and stars shimmer, twinkle and glow with a beauty that only poets can truly capture with words. They have existed from before the very start of human civilization and give a solemn tranquillity that can ease the mind and calm the soul. Indeed, under the moonlight above the calm seas near parts of Japan can be found oysters that give us the shimmering beauty of Akoya pearls.
So how would they know that the pearls were genuine, or that the metal findings were indeed sterling silver. They would be relying on trust alone without actually performing a sterling silver test on the pearl jewellery or actually checking that the pearls were real themselves.
Buying pearls can be a wonderful experience and the end result can be amazing, with a treasure that can last a lifetime. To make sure you avoid some common pearl buying pitfalls we have outlined some suggestions below:
Pearl stud earrings are the essential earrings that every woman should consider owning. Even the standard freshwater pearl stud earrings add a touch of glamour with their simple but elegant look. Of course freshwater pearl stud earrings come in a huge variation of quality, workmanship and price. So, here are a few tips on what to look for when buying and wearing your pearl stud earrings: Medium Pearl Stud Earrings Are A Good Option For Gifts While stud earrings are available in different sizes, we have found that medium sized freshwater pearl earrings are the most popular (about 8.0-8.5 mm in size)....