Throw back that stereotype – pearls are no longer that conservative piece worn only by women sipping tea and wearing elbow length gloves (though how fun is that?). My mom lent me the most beautiful set of double stranded pearls to wear at my wedding and they were ridiculously fabulous – the stuff of Holly Golightly dreams.
I’ll miss ma and of course her lovely jewelry collection when I’m on the other side of the world.
In the meantime, I have to start building up my own collection and have been browsing for pearls on my own (and I’ve always been curious about that Mikimoto sale in NYC but that’ll have to wait – that’s possibly something worth the price).
Here are some picks for modern pearls:
Thanks Pink Argyle for recommending Regina B – glorious pearl pieces with lovely silver tone embellishment. Pretty investment worthy at $265.
…and a lust item, glass pearls with Swarovski crystals…love the graduated sizes in pearls