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The Wide World of Pearls, Our 50th Issue: Cozy Classics for Autumn


Pearls of Joy Pearl Quote of the Week: "Contentment is a Pearl of Great Price." - John Balguy



Eye Candy 

Fall Pearl Jewelry Looks


"The Seventh Sphinx"

As the weather cools, and we welcome the gorgeous palette of Autumn once more, a well-chosen suite of pearls can be the PERFECT compliment to many ensembles.

Whether you're headed back to campus for a new school year, or just cozying up in a warm sweater with some hot apple cider, a strand of pearls or a pair of classic pearl studs is sure to help warm you up this Season. 

Meghan from The Seventh Sphinx recently styled a bold blue pencil skirt, cream colored turtle neck and our favorite, pearls!

With this outfit she's paired a very nice set of natural golden Akoya pearl earrings (from our friends at PP) and one of our lavender metallic pearl strands I picked up in Hong Kong.

What I really like about this outfit is how Meghan "matches" golden Akoyas with lavender metallic pearls. I think too often with pearls we try to make everything uniform, but Meghan proves, pearls don't need to match to look great ...


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Best Pearl Sizes to Buy


What's the Best Pearl Size to Buy?

We get this question all the time! From our experience, the most popular and versatile pearl sizes to buy are within the 7.0-9.0mm range. 

For pearl earrings (especially if she's never owned pearl studs before!) we recommend:

  • 7.0-7.5mm - Most Popular Size Ever, Suitable for Women from 18 - 60 Years Old
  • 8.0-8.5mm - High Elegance Factor without being Overpowering. Excellent Office Pearls.
  • 6.5-7.0mm - Perfect for Petites, or as a "First Pearls" Gift.


For pearl necklaces, we recommend:

  • 7.0-7.5mm - Classic and Elegant, this Pearl Necklace Goes Anywhere and Everywhere! Ideal for Women Ranging from 18 to 60 Years of Age. 
  • 8.5-9.0mm - Luxurious Presence without Being Overwhelming, this is our 2nd Most Popular Pearl Necklace. Suitable for Women Aged 30-80 Years Old. 
  • 6.5-7.0mm - This Necklace Size is Perfect for Petite Women, or as a "First Pearls" Gift for Younger Ladies and Girls, Ranging from 13 - 25 Years Old. 

For more information on pearl sizes, and which size is perfect for you, visit our Pearl Size Guide.


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Featured Pearls Featured Pearls of Joy Product Spotlight: Akoya Pearl Necklace, 7.0-7.5mm



Akoya Pearl Necklace: 7.0-7.5mm

The quintessential strand of pearls for any jewelry or pearl aficionado would be the 7.0-7.5mm Akoya necklace.

Available in a variety of lengths, this pearl necklace is our most popular for a good reason: large enough to catch the eye, yet demure enough to wear everyday. Its brilliant luster and thick nacre will quickly make it your favorite piece of jewelry.

Available in AA+ or AAA grade quality, all our strands are hand-knotted between each pearl for security. The pearls are strung with 100% silk thread and finished with a 14K white or yellow gold clasp.


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