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Gemstone Jewelry

Real pearls are either formed naturally or “cultured” by pearl farmers. Genuine pearls take many years to develop within the confines of an oyster. Pearl farmers develop pearls by placing irritants inside the oyster that cause it to secrete a substance that hardens around the irritant, forming the nacre of the pearl. As stunning and irresistible as pearls are, don’t be fooled, imitation pearls abound....

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