15 Fascinating Pearl Facts

By Emily on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 in Gemstones, Informational, Pearls, Uncategorized. No Comments

Not only are pearls the official birthstone for June, but they are also the recognized celebratory gemstone for the 3rd and 30th anniversaries. Pearls are the only gemstones in the world that are extracted from living animals. Most often, a pearl is formed when a mollusk secretes a protective substance called nacre around a small bit of organic… Read More