New at Jewelry Warehouse are these beautiful cultured pearls by Honora! These affordable pieces are available in our stores and online here.
About Honora Pearls — For over 60 years, Honora has stood for value and quality in the jewelry industry. Today Honora specializes in bringing the very best in Freshwater Pearls since they arrived on the market over 20 years ago. Honora is the largest importer of fine Freshwater Pearls in the United States and uses these astounding cultured pearls to create colorful and affordable pearl jewelry.
The Freshwater Pearls that Honora specializes in are one of the three main types of Cultured Pearls along with South Sea Pearls and Akoya Pearls. The term Cultured Pearls is often misunderstood or misused, but the meaning is actually rather simple, a Cultured Pearls any pearl product where man starts the pearl growth process.
Virtually all of the pearls you find in jewelry stores are considered cultured pearls and Honora has been collecting the finest Cultured Pearls for almost 50 years of our over 60-year history.
How do the Pearls get their amazing colors? Honora CEO, Joel Schechter, explains the process here in this video.
How do you care for your pearls? — While water will not harm your pearls, it can impact the stringing, so consider taking them off if you plan to have them submerged in water. If there are any soaps or chemicals being used, you should avoid wearing your pearls as these can significantly impact the luster. As for storage, it’s always best to store them in a pouch or jewelry box, in a cool dry place.
Interested in finding out how pearls are made? Check out the amazing process of how each mollusk makes pearls! Sometimes a mollusk will make over 30 pearls, in a variety of shapes and colors! See the video below.
[Source: Honora Pearls]