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WEC: Thoughts about Jewelry — Pearls

Pearls in Costume Jewelry

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Pearls in Costume Jewelry

Pearls are the only gemstone which originate from a living creature. Pearls are hard, lustrous spherical masses formed within the shell of an oyster or other bivalve mollusk. Imitation pearls are man-made and created using glass, plastic or mollusk shell as the starter. And pearls are commonly used in costume jewelry. This blog contains photos and trivia about pearls. PEARL FACT: Akoya, or saltwater pearls come from oysters; freshwater pearls usually come from mussels.  NECKLACES Collar with Imitation Pearls in Various Sizes Richelieu Triple Strand Necklace Double Strand of Imitation Pearls with Rhinestone Enhancer Pearl Bib Necklace Trifari Necklace Freshwater Pearls and Labradorite Majorica Pearls...

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