Graduated Dreams

You may have seen some of the hyper-graduated strands of freshwater Chinese pearls that have been popular this last year. Betty Sue King of King's Ransom has an eye for choosing the most luscious pearls and these colorful metallic strands do not disappoint.

Kings Ransom: Graduated freshwater pearl strands

The almost drippy nacre had me fascinated and put me in mind of pastel hard candy.

Betty Sue King, The Pearl Goddess, can be seen at the AGTA trade show in Tucson the first week of February.

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Blaire Beavers
Managing Editor
Pearl Guide News