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Pearls vs. Other Gemstones: What Makes Them Unique?

Pearls vs. Other Gemstones: What Makes Them Unique?

Pearls are one of the most fascinating gemstones that have enchanted jewelry lovers for ages with their classic design and natural beauty.

One of the most striking things about pearls compared to other types of gemstones is how they are created. You will notice that most gems such as diamond, ruby and emerald are formed within the earth’s crust, but pearls are formed by living organisms. Small foreign material that gets into an oyster or a mollusk is coated over by a shiny substance called "nacre" and they make pearls.

This is what gives pearls its sheen that is rare in other gems and this is made possible by the natural occurrences in the production process of the pearls. The beauty of real pearl jewelry comes from this organic creation.

Unique Luster

One of the major features of a pearl is its luster, and unlike diamonds or any other gemstone, its soft glimmer comes from within. This is because light bounces on the layers of nacre within the pearl which gives it the pearly luster.

Pearls also have a unique glow called "orient", which gives the surface of the pearl sparkle that reflects the light and make it look like it is changing colors as it moves. This gives pearls versatility and makes it a unique gemstone compared to other known gemstones.

Featured Product: Pearl Initial Necklace

Little Sky Stone’s Pearl Initial Bead Pearl Necklace offers the beauty of pearls with an added personal touch. The tiny gold bead and the initial pendant enhance this classic piece for a contemporary touch, making it ideal for gifting or as a piece of jewelry.

Range of Colors

It is a misconception that pearls are white or cream; in fact, they can have a wide range of colors such as pink, blue, green, black, and gold and many more colors. This variety allows for a wide range of mother of pearl jewelry based on the style and preferences of a person.

For instance, freshwater pearls possess subtle shades of colors that are compared to pastel while Tahitian pearls possess dark and exotic colors. South Sea pearls are known to be relatively large and have a gold overtone which make them suitable for formal jewellery.

Featured Product: Chole Pearl Ring

Little Sky Stone's Chole Pearl Ring is another excellent example of the elegance of pearls with a modern look. Perfect for the workplace, school, or casual settings as well as evenings out and other events, the ring is a classically elegant piece

Versatile Design

Since pearls are not restricted to any particular type of jewelry, they can be incorporated into virtually any type of design, be it traditional or trendy. They could be worn on a daily basis and also they could be worn on special occasions since they are fashionable and timeless. In necklaces, earrings, rings, or even bracelets, pearls are an unmistakable luxury.

Pearls can be combined with other forms of gem stones and metals in order to make the jewelry more stunning. Pearls with gold, silver or even diamonds is a good blend that produces jewelry that is admirable to different people.

Featured Product: Tiny Pearl Hoops

Little Sky Stone’s Tiny Pearl Hoops are a great example of how pearls can be used in modern jewelry designs. These small hoops feature real pearls, adding a touch of elegance to a simple, everyday accessory.

Timeless Elegance

Pearls are wildly popular to this day, and one of the reasons for such popularity is their classic look. While fashion changes with year and people start wearing new trends in gemstone jewelry, pearls always have a touch of elegance to them. These have been used by the kings, queens, celebritiess and other iconic figures throughout the different eras, thus making them something that is associated with elegance and beauty.

Lastly, pearls are quite distinct from other gemstones because of the fact that they are formed through natural processes and are known to have a certain sheen or glow, come in many colors and are designed in many ways as well. Owing to their incredible durability, people love them as pieces of jewelry.

Visit Little Sky Stone today and start browsing through the exquisite pearl jewelry and discover products that capture the allure of pearls. 

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