Tahitian Pearl Jewelry – Mystical & Enchanting

September 16, 2011 by Emma

Pearls are unlike diamonds and other precious stones in that they have always created a sense of mystery. They have the unique ability to capture the hearts and minds of onlookers. Jewelry crafted from these sea gems look elegant and sophisticated; creating a mystical aura around the wearer.

Pearls are broadly classified as freshwater or saltwater, depending on their source of origination.

Typically, pearls have always been associated with white color. Not any more. Today, the black pearl has captured the hearts of women of all ages with its dark hues and shimmering overtones.

The two most popular types of pearl earring designs are the “Stud” and the “Dangle” type. Black pearl earrings are preferred by many high profile women; especially celebrities, models and corporate personalities when crafted in the above mentioned designs.

Set in white gold or silver, these black sea gems enhance the beauty of the wearer with their exquisite color. These earrings look elegant yet add a touch of sensuality to a woman’s persona. A great pearl accessory is perfect for parties, anniversaries and other equally grand occasions. These earrings look exotic and adventurous while establishing authority; making a perfect style statement.

Tahitian black pearls come from French Polynesia, close to the island of Tahiti. These are found in black-lipped oysters known as the ‘Pinctada Margaritifera’. The dark pigmentation in these pearls is naturally secreted by the oyster. Tahitian pearls are more expensive than their counterparts because the particular oyster is rare and takes a longer time to grow–close to two years. On the other hand South Sea pearls take less than eight months to reach their full size.

There was a time when women preferred white pearl jewelry, but not any more. Times have changed and so has the preference. Fashion fanatics have shifted towards Tahitian pearl jewelry, especially the black type. As mentioned earlier, this color makes the wearer look extremely adventurous and daring. They also make a fabulous gift or a birthday present. The joy of owning such beguiling gemstone can only be experienced by women of great tastes.

A black Tahitian pendant, along with matching dangle earrings, can make any woman look extremely desirable. So what are you waiting for? Gift yourself one of these beauties today.

Emma

Emma Frost is the Creative Associate at The Pearl Source since July 2012.
She has been involved in various Creative Projects at The Pearl Source and is a keen blogger.
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