on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
in Fashion Trends, Gift Ideas, Holiday.
The holiday season is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get all those special people in your life. A gift of fine jewelry allows you the chance to take her breath away and surprise her with something she’ll cherish for the rest of her life. When it comes to shopping… Read More
on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
in Gemstone, history, Informational, Milwaukee, Pearls.
Imagine that you’re living in south-central Wisconsin during the late 1800’s. You make $10 a week and have to spend most of that money on food and shelter. Suddenly you read a story in the town newspaper about a local resident who found a pearl in Sugar River and sold it for $100. Later you… Read More
on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
in Commonly Asked Questions, Informational, Pearls, Uncategorized.
What are the different types of pearls? Pearls come in a variety of different shapes, sizes and colors. Some of the most common types of pearls found in fine jewelry are freshwater pearls, akoya pearls, Tahitian pearls, and South Sea pearls. If you want to learn more about these different types of pearls, click here…. Read More
on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
in Gemstone, Informational, Pearls, Uncategorized.
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. A pearl is formed when an irritant, such as a grain of sand enters an oyster, causing the oyster… Read More