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Four Reasons Why Pearls are the Must-Have Wedding Accessory

Sherry Bonelli

Pearls are a timeless accessory fit for any occasion, especially for the occasion of all occasions: your wedding day! And according to Vogue, pearls are taking center stage for the summer 2016 season as the “it” piece of wedding jewelry. Here are the top four reasons why pearls are perfect for any wedding wardrobe:    Pearls offer unmatched versatility. Pearls can provide a subtle accent with a single strand necklace and tasteful studs. For bolder brides, layered strands or colored hues can make a major statement. Whether the look is classic or modern, pearl jewelry is available in a variety...

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The Pearl Anniversary: How to Celebrate 30 Years of Marital Bliss and Get 30 More!

Sherri Bourdage

The Pearl Anniversary: How to Celebrate 30 Years of Marital Bliss and Get 30 More!

In today's world, making it to 30 years of marriage can be quite a feat!  Celebrate your successful marriage to the love of your life by giving your wife the gift of pearls for your 30th Anniversary--the Pearl Anniversary--and guarantee 30 more years of wedded bliss!   30 Pearls for 30 Years One way to show your wife how much you cherish her is to give her one pearl for every year of marriage, such as with this gorgeous Baroque Single Strand with 31 pearls.  The extra pearl is for the next year to come. 60 Pearls: 30 Years Plus the Promise...

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Think Pink! How to Wear Pink Pearl Jewelry for Empowerment

Sherri Bourdage

Think Pink! How to Wear Pink Pearl Jewelry for Empowerment

Most people are familiar with white pearl jewelry, but may have not yet discovered the unique & utterly delightful phenomenon of pink pearl jewelry.  Naturally pink freshwater cultured pearls are created primarily in the region of the mussel close to it's hinge, which typically features more cream and pink hues.   Why Pink Pearls? Pink pearls promote women's empowerment.  As we women know all too well, women are often criticized in the workplace for the same behaviors that men are praised for.  Professional working women, especially those in positions of power, are often accused of being "bossy" or "too aggressive" while their...

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Timeless Classic: the Single Strand Pearl Choker Necklace

Sherri Bourdage

Timeless Classic: the Single Strand Pearl Choker Necklace

Imagine you have an important meeting at work.  A first date.  Your best friend's wedding.  And you have nothing to wear!  When your whole closet is on the bed and you're feeling a bit panicked, don't stress!  Simply throw on a single strand pearl necklace and the rest will take care of itself.  Easily dress to impress and look your best with this timeless classic.  Take a glance at the glamorous girls, elegant ladies, and put-together powerhouses below to see how you could wear your everyday go-to necklace.      Look effortlessly gorgeous like Marilyn Monroe with this classic single strand...

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Add-A-Pearl Gifts

Sherri Bourdage

Add-A-Pearl Gifts

  For many centuries pearls have been the rarest, most expensive type of jewelry, available only to the upper class & royalty.  Famously, the Roman general Vitellius sold one of his mother's pearl earrings and was able to fund an entire military campaign.  Because of the exorbitant cost of pearls, the Add-a-Pearl tradition was started, allowing families to add-on just one pearl every year for their daughters' birthdays and other special occasions, rather than having to spend a large sum all at once.  Fortunately, in the 1990s, high quality & affordable freshwater-cultured pearls came on the scene, making the add-a-pearl tradition available to all.  In fact,...

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