Wedding Pearls

The pearl is known as the queen of gems and the gem of queens, what could be more perfect for that special woman in your life? This article is about finding the pearl gift that will melt her heart!

Pearls are the oldest known of all gems, and for centuries it was considered the most valuable. They were thought to be a symbol of the moon and to have magical powers. The Latin word for pearl literally means "unique", as no two pearls are exactly the same.

Another great thing about pearls is that they will never go out of fashion and can last for generations with the proper care. They speak of purity and are thought to offer the power of love, money, protection, and luck. They are also thought of to cement love relationships and promote marital bliss. You truly cant go wrong choosing a gift of pearls!

You can buy pearls in any assortment of jewelry pieces from necklaces, bracelets, earrings and other body piercings. The best way to find the perfect pearl gift for a woman is to pay attention to her style and what her favorite colors are. Pearls come in an assortment of colors from white, pink, peach, to black, so you can find something that will compliment the colors in her wardrobe.

After youve decided on what color and what jewelry piece youll be getting for her, then decide if the pearl gift will be used for formal occasions, or if she would like it for more casual attire. Dressier occasions call for dressier pearls, such as a string of pearls, or pearl string bracelet. Many pearl jewelry pieces come with other gemstones as well. A single pearl with a diamond accent is a classic piece she will treasure.

More casual pearls could be pearls mixed with semi-precious stones or a pearl pendent on a leather necklace. There is truly a huge assortment and finding the unique pearl jewelry piece for your unique woman should not be hard to find. Giving her matching earrings, bracelet, and necklace set would be the perfect touch no matter what the occasion!

Here are some types of pearls to look for:

· Natural Pearls - Made without human interference, these are rare and valuable. · Cultured Pearls Made when a foreign substance is intentionally inserted into a living oyster. · Baroque Pearls - Pearls that have irregular shapes. · Biwa Pearls - An irregular shaped pearl which forms in the freshwater of Lake Biwa, Japan. · Blister Pearls - Pearls that grow attached to the inside of the shell. · Black Pearls - Gray to black pearls, also know as Tahitian pearls. · Freshwater Pearls - Pearls which form in fresh water mollusks and resemble puffed rice. · Mabe Pearls - Cultivated blister pearls. · Seed Pearls - Small, tiny pearls used in Victorian jewelry and sewn on clothing, especially wedding dresses. · Keshi Pearls - Pearls without a nucleus, these are becoming rare today and are very beautiful.

For a romantic idea, let her know in advance that you will be taking her out for the evening, or day depending on what event you plan. Give her the pearls before you leave for your event making it clear that when you get back home, you want to see how she looks in nothing but her pearls! Then make sure and let her know how beautiful she makes the pearls look!

Pearls are also appropriate gifts for your mother, sister, or daughter. Let them know how pure your love is for them and how they have been a Pearl in your life! If you would like additional suggestions about gift giving, or helping make the women in your life happy, please email me anytime you like.


Tracy Togliatti is a Holistic Practitioner and specializing in Energy Psychology and Reiki. She also offers a free advice service and free email Reiki lessons at http://www.happyher.com.