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Learning About Pearls:
Pearls offer more versatility than any gem. They go well with any style, in any place and have become an essential for any well-dressed woman today. Some people are overwhelmed by all the choices and the widely differing prices. Here, I will try and provide you with some information to help you understand pearls a little better in 3 different sections.
Next to the Diamond, no gem has fascinated man or woman more than the pearl. The oldest known natural pearl necklace is more than 4,000 years old. It is today's birthstone for June and has been believed to possess a special mystical quality, symbolized by the glow that seems to radiate from its very center. This glow signified to the ancient world a powerful inner life. In fact, Roman women are believed to have taken pearls to bed with them to sweeten their dreams. Over time, the pearl has acquired strong associations with love, success, happiness, and the virtues of modesty, chastity, and purity, which make it a popular choice for brides on their wedding day.
Things to consider when choosing your pearls: Compare the quality factors; Examine the pearls against your own; neck and face to assure whether or not the pearls suit your skin tone and hair color.
Compare Size - a double strand of small pearls may cost less than a strand of larger pearls.
Be sure to ask whether or not the pearls are genuine or simulated. Are they natural or cultured? Also, whether the color is natural or enhanced.
NOTE: If you use the tooth test, remove your lipstick first.
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