Pearl Jewelry The Shape Of Things To Come

Traditionally, the standard for pearl jewelry has been to use white or near-white cultured pearls, freshwater pearls, or natural pearls that are perfectly round. The white, round beauties have been treasured because, in the world of pearl jewelry, they are rare. Increasingly, however, women are appreciating the uniqueness and versatility of pearls in a variety of shapes and colors – just as nature makes them. If you’ve always thought of pearls as white and round, it’s time to think again.

Pearl Shapes

Round – Traditional round cultured pearls are often used for pearl bridal jewelry, the traditional pearl necklace, and other cultured pearl jewelry, like pearl stud earrings.

Rice – Rice pearls are small and shaped irregularly, and have crinkled surfaces.

Potato – As its name implies, potato-shaped cultured pearls have irregular oblong shapes.

Oval – Shaped like an egg, these saltwater or freshwater pearls are usually white.

Mabe – This pearl is flat on one side, giving it a dome shape.

Keshi – Also known as poppy seed pearls, these are tiny freshwater pearls.

Button – This round freshwater pearl is flat on one side.

Coin – Like the button pearl, except it is flat on both sides.

Baroque – These freshwater pearls are completely free form, having no pre-determined shape.

Circle – Also called the ring pearl, this saltwater pearl has concave, concentric lines.

Pearl Colors

Freshwater pearls, which are often used for fashion pearl jewelry, grow in virtually every color of the rainbow. They are an affordable – though no less beautiful – alternative to traditional white, round saltwater Akoya pearls. Black Tahitian pearls, which are also saltwater cultured pearls, have overtones of peacock and silver and are most often have semi-round, baroque, and circle shapes.

Pearl Fashion Jewelry – What’s Hot Now

Freshwater pearl jewelry offers women an incredible variety of accessory options. This season, look for multi-strand keshi (seed) pearl necklaces that combine different colored pearls, such as pink, peach, hazel, and brown for a stunning fashion statement. For formal occasions, multi-strand necklaces featuring a single color of keshi pearls – such as gray or black – are the perfect accessories.

Black Tahitian pearl bracelets and shimmering oval freshwater pearl bracelets are adorning the wrists of fashionistas this season, while brides are selecting classic Akoya pearl stud earrings as well as fashion forward freshwater pearl wedding jewelry that incorporates light pink or golden pearls.

The next time you treat yourself – or someone special – to the gift of pearl jewelry, remember that the beauty of pearls comes in many shapes and colors.

Models Teach You How To Look Stylish In Pearl Strand Necklace

I used to think pearl strand necklaces mostly represent dignity or elegance. A few weeks ago, I happened to watch a fashion show on TV, and found out I was wrong. I realized that layering matching can be the most important factor to style simple pearl stand necklaces. In a smart matching, a pearl strand can totally change its traditional concept and look so stylish other than noble and majestic.

Layering remains hot this year. Instead of wearing a double stand or triple strand pearl necklace, models wear completely different types of necklaces together in layers. Here I would like to share the new ideas I have got from the fashion show on TV.

Model A
She was wearing three types of necklaces together: a white pearl choker (around 14 inches), a thin platinum necklace (around 15 inches) and a flat black collar. These three similar length and different color necklaces together bring out a mixture of stylishness, sexiness, elegance and dignity.

Model B
She was wearing two types of necklaces: a creamy pearl opera necklace (around 28 inch) and a similar length of dark metal chain. This is a simple but remarkable way of matching. The pearl opera necklace brings out flowing and romantic feeling. The dark medal chain sets off the shininess and smoothness of the pearls

Model C
She was showing an intricate matching: a multi-strand white pearl collar, a white pearl choker with a big size pendant and an extra long white pearl necklace (pearl rope). This is an exaggerated style, which is also a big trend in 2007. The pure white color of the whole setting makes pearls stand out without bringing a feeling of mess.

Who says pearl strands are only for majestic occasion? Get started with new refreshing ideas of matching and you will stand out from all others and become the most stylish lady.

Nature’s Pearl Review-the Business Side

This Nature’s Pearl Review is a detailed look at the business opportunity with Nature’s Pearl and will cover a few of the leading points of how to make money with Nature’s Pearl.

Nature’s Pearl is a company owned by LeBleu water in Winston-Salem, NC. Currently, they have great financial backing and appear to be very stable. Their main-line product is a supplement containing the Muscadine grape seed which is believed to have good nutritional benefits.

Nature’s Pearl had previously marketed its supplement product in retail establishments. They switched their marketing endeavors to MLM and are currently recruiting distributors across the country and the world. The company is still somewhat young and the opportunity for growth is very favorable. Since the company does have a strong financial backing and is dedicated to providing a great product, I anticipate a reasonable increase in sales and distributors.

Right now, Nature’s Pearl employs the more conventional methods of direct sales and network marketing. They have new distributors promote the product and business opportunity to friends and family and primarily promote the product features. This method can be very useful but can also be very challenging for those not well experienced in multi level marketing.

The company has not taken advantage of the huge benefits of online strategies and has therefore created a huge opportunity for motivated marketers to capitalize on this void in the web-based market. With the right internet marketing system, a new distributor could greatly benefit from the business opportunity with Nature’s Pearl by promoting the product and the opportunity on the internet.

Hope this helps.

Ron Knighton

The Story Of Pearl Culture

We are lucky to live in the 21st century – for this is the age when the largest and most beautiful pearls in human history are cultivated.

The history of cultured pearls in fairly young, slightly more than 100 years old.But it is fascinating history shaped by three generations devoting to and working towards an ideal of the perfect pearl, working in humility and harmony with the unpredictable forces of nature.

It all started in the 19th century, when the greedy fishing of pearl oysters for natural pearls led to the near depletion and scarcity of natural pearls. To meet the insatiable quest for more, ever bigger and ever rounder pearls, ingenious people observed the formation of natural pearls and attempted to copy the process of nature. A series of experiments were conducted in various parts of the world, but the consensus is that the first round pearls were successfully harvested in 1898 in Japan.

Three Japanese were cited to have initiated the art of pearl cultivation: KoKichi Mikimoto, Tassuhei Mise and Tokichi Nishikawa, Historical records show that the three discovered the techniques to grow round pearls at more or less the same time. The first cultured pearls were between 3mm and 5mm ,mostly button and rarely round, and only the upper part was lustrous.

When these cultured pearls appeared at fairs and auctions in Europe and the United States, pearl merchants in Paris, London and New York were perplexed by these genuine pearls from a new source. Many traditionalists vehemently branded cultured pearls as fakes.

The Japanese akoya industry grew and prospered until before the outbreak of word war II,In those days,the industry grouped 289 farms with a record annual production of 11 million pearls . The typical strands in the pre-war years were called 3.5 momme graduation, because the graduated akoya necklace had a centre pearl of 7mm and end pearls of 3mm, weighing 3.5 momme (about 13g). Nowadays, akoya necklaces are nearly always in uniform sizes.

Attempts to grow south Sea pearls started as early as 1915. Japanese pioneers, motivated by their initial success in culturing akoya pearls, saw the potential of growing larger pearls using a larger oyster sps found in the Pacific Ocean.

Trial farming was carried out in the Philippines and Indonesia. The first harvest of round South Sea pearls took place in 1928 in Celebes, A Dutch colony until Indonesia declared independence. South Sea pearls harvested in those days were mainly between 8mm and 10mm, much larger than the 3mm to 4mm akoya pearls.

Interrupted during world war II, south sea pearls development resumed intermittently in Myanmar, Indonesia, Australia and the Philippines after the war, mostly with Japanese investment and know how. But it was no until the ’70s that the cultivation of South Sea pearls began to experience stable and significant growth. Australia and Indonesia are today the two largest producing countries of South Sea Pearls.

The history of black pearls is relatively recent.Tahiti came on stage in the early ’60s , when Jean-Marie Domard of the Fisheries Service commissioned research on the potential of pearl cultivation in French Polynesia. The first 1,000 Tahitian pearls were harvested in 1965.The first registered official export of 1,563g was in 1972.Nearly 40 years later, the Tahyitian pearl industry has matured , with an annual production of between 8 and 10 tonnes, generating an income of USD100 million to the black pearl paradise.

Encouraged by their success in growing marine pearls at the turn of the 20th century, some Japanese started experimenting with the culture of pearls in ponds and lakes. In the ’20s, the first batch of freshwater pearls were harvested in Lake Biwa. Until the ’70s, Japan dominated the freshwater pearl industry, and Biwa Pearls became the synonym of freshwater cultured pearls.

Records showed that the first successful harvest of Chinese freshwater pearls took place in 1968. The first pearls were small, rice-shaped and wrinkled. But China was a fast learner and by the 80s, it surprised the world with smooth-bodied , bigger and rounder pearls . Improvements and cultivation breakthroughs continue, and the size of freshwater pearls has increased from 5mm on average in the early ’90s to 8mm today.

Behind the 100 years of pearl culturing were many colorful individuals — adventurous and curious, daring in their dreams but industrious in turning their dreams into reality. Most of all , they have managed to join forces with nature to bring out cultured pearls that are larger and grander than natural pearls.

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