Author: Ann Summers

Why ASJ Loves Pearls

You may have noticed that I love pearls and feature them in many different designs, whether they are the main focus, or simply an accent. I believe there is something truly classy and timeless...

The Problem with Buying Retail or Auction Pearls

The Problem with Buying Retail or Auction Pearls

Big pearl sellers (sites or retail stores) or auction site sellers of loose pearls and pearl strands will often have pictures, lots of pictures. But you want to make sure that the photos are accompanied...

How to Buy Pearls

How to Buy Pearls

You’ve decided which type, shape, color, but how do you decide for sure? Rule 6: find the pearls you like. For most people (who don’t want to spend thousands on a necklace) that will mean looking for...