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Are you a pearl lover?

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Are you a pearl lover?

Pearls are timeless stones that mother nature has gifted us. In fact, they are the only gemstones that are made by living creatures! With such a long and fascinating history, Pearls have appeared in the sarcophagus of Persian princesses dating back to 420 BC and were gifts for Chinese royalty as early as 2300 BC. These sea gems were considered a status symbol during the Roman empire. They were so precious that Julius Cesar declared they can only be worn by the ruling class.  Ancient myths surround the pearl. In the Dark Ages, knights wore pearls on the battlefield for...

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