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The Beautiful Shapes of Pearls

Fascinating Facts About Pearls

The Beautiful Shapes of Pearls

Just like our fingerprints are unique, no two pearls are the same. Pearls are the only gem created by a living organism --the oyster.  The mysterious gem pearl comes in several beautiful shapes. Monya Flora lets the pearl's shape and mood inspire the design of the piece. The outcome is a jewelry piece as unique as the pearl itself. Pearl shapes are classified into the three general categories of spherical, symmetrical, and Baroque. Spherical Pearl Shapes: Spherical pearl shapes are perfectly round or nearly round. They include:  Round Pearls: round pearls are perfectly spherical. This is the most classic and known...

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Born In June? Your Birthstone Pearl Says This About You

Fascinating Facts About Pearls June Birthstone Jewelry

Born In June? Your Birthstone Pearl Says This About You

If you are a June baby, your birthstone is the long-celebrated gem pearl. Here are three of your most amazing attributes: You are Unique! Pearl is the only gem of organic origin. It is formed through a long enchanting process inside a living mollusk. Just like our fingerprints, no two pearls are the same. Monya Flora recognizes this attribute and crafts handmade pearl jewelry where each piece is as unique as the pearl used to create it.   You are Precious!  Pearl is the oldest discovered gem. It is considered as precious as a diamond. Furthermore, pearls were used to adorn royal...

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Ten Fascinating Facts About Pearls

Fascinating Facts About Pearls

Ten Fascinating Facts About Pearls

Why have pearls fascinated emperors and people since the beginning of time? Here are ten facts you will love: My favorite fact: a pearl is the only precious gem in nature that is created through struggle. A pearl can only occur when its vessel has been wounded, and the vessel has to create something exceptionally beautiful to heal itself. In other words, opportunity/fortune comes out of discord.  I love that.  Don't get mad. Get better! A pearl never loses its luster. You can scratch its surface, but the moment you wipe it off lightly with your finger, the scratch disappears as if through magic....

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