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A Pearl Rebellion: The Pearl and the Venetian Courtesan

By |February 8th, 2016|

February 14th sees the day (and night) where many of us fabulous females accentuate our natural womanly assets and practice the art of seduction.

With-partner or not, Valentines seems like the perfect time to celebrate female sexuality in abundance. So we […]

The Gem of Queens and the Queen of Gems

By |January 1st, 2016|

Who Wins the Pearly Prize?

Inspired by the amazing exhibition at the V&A, we bring you a countdown to the ultimate trend-setters of pearl perfection. Can you guess who is at number 1? The results might surprise…

5) Marilyn Monroe

Born Norma Jean […]

The Benefits of Early Christmas Shopping

By |October 12th, 2015|

(…… or How to Avoid the Nightmare Before Christmas)

“Oh let’s go Christmas shopping!” you plead, “On Oxford Street! Or Fifth Avenue! On Christmas Eve! It will be so delightful!”

Bright lights, decorations, crisp white snow sprinkled across the streets, children, running […]

Pearl Anniversary: Pearl Gifts for a 30th Wedding Anniversary

By |September 23rd, 2015|

February, is the month of Love, but wedding season is currently upon us with June, August, September, and October being the most popular months for weddings. Interestingly, the number of weddings worldwide is estimated at 115,000 per day!

Sadly, however, did […]

Big Pearls for Big Girls: The Life of Elizabeth Taylor

By |August 15th, 2015|

Elizabeth Taylor was born in suburban London, on February 27th 1932, and was a Pisces. The 23rd of March saw the 3rd anniversary of her death, at the age of 79.

It is often said that the Pisces woman knows how […]

The Pearly Kings and Queens

By |June 9th, 2015|

Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner, but I noticed, at the brilliant V & A exhibition dedicated to the pearl, the quiet absence of a London tradition so intrinsically linked to the beautiful pearl, I thought it deserved a mention! […]

Pearl Heaven at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London

By |March 26th, 2015|

January 19, 2014 saw the finale of a fabulous exhibition at the revered Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Now the V & A is not regarded as a world leading authority on fashion without good reason. They constantly strive, and […]

Famous Pearls Throughout History – Part Two

By |July 7th, 2014|

Part of the allure of pearls is their timeless appeal. It’s exhilarating to don an item of jewelry that was just as prized centuries ago as it is now. And if you get the chance to actually see one of […]

Famous Pearls Throughout History – Part One

By |October 18th, 2013|

Throughout history, pearls have always been treasured as the gemstones of royalty. Their timeless beauty and rarity have made them coveted adornments for crowns, scepters, and royal jewelry down through the centuries.

But even among all these luxurious displays of wealth […]

What Pearls Mean to Women at Every Age

By |October 14th, 2013|

Ah, the gift of pearls. Who wouldn’t gasp in delighted surprise at opening a present to find a gorgeous pearl necklace inside, or maybe a pair of pearl earrings? And the amazing thing about pearls is that they are an […]

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