The new show lighting was a definite viewing drawback, but it didn't deter enthusiasm for the 2018 Couture Show Awards. The display was one of the finest collections in any Couture Show competition. Although the lighting dampened the glow of pearls, this STELLAR ring form Yael Sonia was a standout.
A movable Tahitian Pearl Moon orbiting a South Sea pearl.
Okay, the studio photo has better definition. I am one who feels that the charm of pearls is better captured in candid photos with...
Brenda Smith, a favorite of Pearl Guide members, returns to our Pearls of the Week with this stunning and artistic necklace seen at the JCK Show Design Center. Brenda's jewels are displayed in museums, but this incredible piece should be worn and enjoyed.
You can see Brenda's past Pearls of the Week here and here.
And you can see her fabulous and very museum worthy necklace in this Tucson recap here.
Visit www.BrendaSmithJewelry.com and www.JewelryOfFaith.com
Marisa La Belle of Atelier Marisa has created fanciful, yet edgy insect jewelry to play up Tahitian pearls. This dramatic earring, featuring a trapiche emerald, has a lucky fly wandering away from a spider's web.
And the bee is hovering right over the honeycomb in this jewel.
Marisa is the creator of Orbit 8 earrings. See her previous articles HERE and HERE.
Despite their imperfections, these natural saltwater pearls from KC Bell have a luminous quality that captures the viewer. That is why natural pearls almost sell themselves. No one speaks as seductively as nacre!
More captivating still, look at this triple strand.