Pearls make for wonderfully classic pieces of jewellery with timeless charm and alluring luminescence. Whether a string of pearls wrapped around the neck or subtle pearl earring studs pinned neatly to the ear, pearl jewellery never goes out of fashion. But how much do you really know about these beautiful little spheres? In fact, pearls are not always spherical. Rice pearls, cultured in China on a large scale and extremely popular in the 1980s and 90s, are called so because of their elongated shape. Prized natural baroque pearls too are not round but irregularly shaped. These are considered to be… View Post