Gen Z, known for repurposing and reviving vintage trends, has reclaimed the popular pearl jewelry. The pearl jewelry trend is all about adding modern twists to the classic strand and became a more accessible and affordable accessory. We’re talking statement earrings, bold chokers, and plenty of stackable rings. Turns out, you can shine in a pearl necklace with everything.
Pearls are unique among gemstones, because they don't arise from the depths of the earth, but from the sea. In many ancient societies pearls symbolized the moon and were imbued with magical properties. Pearl stone instills in its wearer positivity and courage and makes its wearer emotionally accessible, kind, and psychologically healthy.
Beautiful jewelry pieces of the gemstone have been worn for decades! Pearls have always symbolized glamour and luxury. It has been beloved through countless eras by historic icons. Strands of pearls call to mind iconic images of Coco Chanel in her atelier and Audrey Hepburn enjoying her breakfast outside of the Tiffany’s store window. In the ’80s and ’90s, pearls seemed to be associated most closely with sweater sets and a collegiate lifestyle. So, while pearls have different moments in the public consciousness, they have been long used as a signifier of wealth and social standing.
But pearls are more than just a trend. In fact, it’s a piece of jewelry that’s embedded in politics and fashion history, a staple for female political leaders. Pearls were symbolic sensation for many women. Over the past year, lots of historical women pulled out their pearls for many momentous occasions.
Now, that is getting turned on its ear. Modern-day pearls have returned for a more playful and contemporary comeback. We are already used to pearls not being just for special occasions, they have become the chic, contemporary choice for every day. Ideal to wear at work, formal functions and even a quick workout, this edit of reimagined pearls are the style essentials for summer and beyond.
Bynouck's cultured freshwater pearls are sourced in South-East Asia. Did you know freshwater pearls grow in all kinds of lakes, ponds, and rivers? The cultured part of the description means that the pearls are created with some human intervention. The pearls take approximately half a year to 2 full years to grow before carefully harvested. Each pearl is unique in shape, size, and character. We take great pride in handcrafting your pearl necklaces as we tie and attach each part by hand!