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Unlike other gems, the pearl is born of water and living creatures. Pearls begin as a foreign body embedded within a mollusk's shell. The animal's defense against the foreign body is to form a protective layer of nacre around the intruder. The culturing process simply entails planting a "seed" within the mollusk, normally either a plastic bead or a small piece of shell, nature takes its course and another pearl is born. Our cultured freshwater pearls come in an ever growing variety of shapes, sizes and colors, so whatever your fashion preference you are sure to find the pearl to suit your needs. Ancient beliefs about the origin of the pearl include: moonlight filled dewdrops and Aphrodite's tears of joy. Although not technically a stone, pearl is one of June's birthstones. Currently, the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral. Also be sure to check out our freshwater pearl mixtures and our flawlessly crafted glass pearls by Jablonex and crystal pearls by Swarovski.

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Pearl Freshwater Round Cream 5mm 85 Piece Per Strand Average 16 In
Picture of 5FP615, Pearl Freshwater Round Cream 5mm 85 Piece Per Strand Average 16 In
5FP615

1 ST $20.75 ($20.75 per ST)

2 ST $36.95 ($18.48 per ST)

3 ST $49.85 ($16.62 per ST)

4 ST $63.90 ($15.97 per ST)

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New 05/14 Location
Aisle 1 Section M
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Pearl Round Dark Green 5mm
Picture of 5FP689, Pearl Round Dark Green 5mm
5FP689

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.20 ($4.40 per ST)

8 ST $33.85 ($4.23 per ST)

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New 03/14 Location
Aisle 4 Section J
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