June 11, 2021

Pure Pearls Weekly News Updates: Here Comes the Bride - and Her Pearls! June 11th, 2021

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South Sea and Akoya Pearl with Diamond Flower Wreath Necklace by Mikimoto

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Where Did The Tradition of Brides Wearing Pearls at a Wedding Come From?


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Pearls and brides have gone together since well … practically forever!

The ancient Greeks believed that pearls were tears shed by Aphrodite, the goddess of Love. It is no surprise then that the Greeks then began giving brides pearls on their wedding day to prevent tears, and to increase the chances of a successful marriage.

For the Greeks, pearls were often either worn woven into the traditional Stefana, or wedding crown, or as edging on the bridal veil.

The Romans especially revered pearls, so much so that Julius Cesar declared that pearls could only be worn by royalty. The tradition of wearing a wedding veil originated in Rome; Romans believed that the veil would shield the bride from evil spirits and bad luck before her nuptials. It is not a stretch to imagine bridal veils for high society brides could be edged in precious pearls, with gorgeous gold and pearl earrings to match.


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Triple Strand Akoya Pearl and Diamond Necklace


A time-honored classic, the Triple Strand Japanese Akoya Pearl Necklace is the Classic White Pearl Necklace she's been waiting for. Stunning AAA Quality, 7.0-7.5mm white saltwater Japanese Akoya pearls have been hand-selected for their crisp, sharp luster, perfectly round shapes and sparkling Overtones, flattering to any complexion. 

Each necklace is made by hand, to order, here at our Los Angeles, CA workshop. We use only the finest cultured Akoya pearls, matching silk and 14K Gold; each pearl necklace is individually double-knotted In House. Finish your necklace with a high-polish Triple Strand Bar Clasp, or upgrade to our gorgeous Diamond Lotus Clasp design, other options available. Your new Japanese Akoya Pearl Necklace comes nestled in our Signature Little Black Gift Box and is accompanied with a GIA Graduate Prepared Retail Appraisal and Pearl Care Instructions.


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