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Part 5 – Specifics for Picking Akoya Pearls
SERIES 1: How to Shop for Pearls Part 5 – Specifics for Picking Akoya Pearls The next pearl we will look at is the Akoya or “saltwater” pearl. While Akoyas are sometimes referred to as “saltwater pearls,” this can be … Continue reading
Graduations, Weddings, and Still Time for Mother’s Day!
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, that means that all those graduations and weddings are just around the corner too. Since Pearlzzz on Amazon MarketPlace still has some great specials going on for Mother’s Day, I’d take advantage … Continue reading
Mother’s Day is Almost Here!
Since Mother’s Day is less than 1 month away, (That’s right! Very little time left before May 8th!) I’d like to interrupt our Blog Series to write a blog dedicated to Mothers, Mother’s Day, and to all children who are … Continue reading
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Part 4 – Specifics for Picking Freshwater Pearls
SERIES 1: How to Shop for Pearls Part 4 – Specifics for Picking Freshwater Pearls Now that we know main qualities to look for in any pearl type, we can look more in-depth to learn what factors to look for … Continue reading
Part 3 – Main Quality Factors for Any Pearl Type
SERIES 1: How to Shop for Pearls Part 3 – Main Quality Factors for Any Pearl Type Once I am confident I have genuine pearls in front of me, the main important factors (simplified) that determine a pearl’s quality are … Continue reading
Part 2 – Determining Genuine Pearls
SERIES 1: How to Shop for Pearls Part 2 – Determining Genuine Pearls The first thing to check when inspecting pearls is to first determine whether they are real pearls or imitation. And to clarify, when I say, “real pearls” I … Continue reading
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Part 1 – No universal grading makes it hard to shop for pearls
BLOG SERIES: How to shop for pearls Part 1 – No universal grading makes it hard to shop for pearls As a jewelry and online shopping enthusiast, I understand the struggle consumers go through when purchasing products online, specifically quality … Continue reading
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Smart Phone: Smarter Shopper?
These days, everything is becoming so technologically integrated that it looks as if your business won’t stand a chance unless you jump on the technology band wagon too. According to a Wall Street Journal article (link here), shopping via smart … Continue reading
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