PEARL "Gem of the Ocean"
No doubt Coco Chanel was the pioneer of all faux bling. Her statement were the stacks of Pearls around her neck, she rarely left home without them. Since centuries woman accessorize with Pearls. Mata Hari which means „The Eye of the Day“ the dancing spy often incorporated Pearls in her costumes during her self invented „temple dance“ she draped her body in veil and chains of brassiere styled beads. Elizabeth Taylor received the famous „one of a kind“ La Peregrina Pearl from her husband Richard Burton back in 1969. Liz loved this Pearl so much that she incorporated it in many of her acting roles. In 2011 the re-designed Pearl of an estimated $3M value was auctioned at Sothebys for $10.5M. Queen Elizabeths three strand Necklace is part of her official „engagement uniform“. Weather as choker or a long strand Pearls are worn everywhere and to any Occasion. Pearls are always in fashion. Pearls are always appropriate. Today we have Pearl Necklaces with modern design and often mixed and matched with Gemstones. A Pearl is never boring. Whether for their beauty or their spiritual meaning throughout history and in recent times Strands of Pearls have been worn by woman and men equally. Yesss Ladies, real men wear Pearls! As for Jewelry Trends 2020 the Pearls have been seen at pretty much every runway from Paris to NY!