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What Are the Different Kinds of Pearls?

Posted on June 09, 2016 by Mary Hood | 1 Comment

Pearls are adored for their unique qualities and prized for the way they tend to ooze class as sophistication.

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The Meaning of Pearls

Posted on June 29, 2014 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

If you celebrated your birthday this month, you're probably aware that your birthstone is the majestic pearl (and Happy Birthday, to you!). Ancient people esteemed pearls for their beauty and rarity--and although we mostly rely on cultured pearls these days, their special magic endures. Pearls may be found in a variety of shades, but we often associate white with pearls.

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