At Beach Boho we adore working with Natural Products and it doesn’t get anymore natural than Pearls.  Pearls are what you see is what you get, you can shape or design a Pearl, Mother Nature’s gift to you. 


What do pearls symbolize in a woman?

Pearls have been thought of as feminine gems throughout history and among the many symbolic meaning’s femininity has always been in first place when it comes to these gems. Pearl is also the symbol of fertility, purity, determination, perfection, and romance.


Though classified as a gemstone, pearls are extremely unique, largely due to the fact that they are the only gem material formed and found within a living creature. Unlike diamonds, rubies, emeralds and more, pearls require no cutting or polishing before use and are simply stunning the way they naturally form.


White is a classic shade symbolises innocence, purity, peace, beauty, new beginnings and sincerity, and their ageless nature ensures they will stand the test of time.  We use the most Natural White Baroque Pearls


Meaning of Black Pearls: Black pearls have been an important symbol throughout history. They are used to symbolize mystery, allure, protection, independence, wealth, strength, and control. There are 3 types of Black pearls. They are: Black Akoya


Pink pearls signify purity, honesty, wisdom, prosperity, integrity, and spiritual transformation in the life of the owner. It helps an individual with spiritual guidance, advance state of wisdom and self-acceptance by lifting your spirit to make you feel calm and beautiful.


The simplicity of grey is clear in its symbolic associations. Grey pearls reflect qualities like dignity, patience, wisdom, progress, self-control, focus and security.


 At Beach Boho we do not use any artificial pearls or shells. 


The simplicity of grey is clear in its symbolic

With Pearls ….Real pearls will have a strong and iridescent shine, while fake pearls may appear dull or cloudy. Also, rub two natural pearls together; they are real if they make a gritty sound. Lastly, examine the surface of each pearl; real pearls will often have blemishes or small bumps on them that are not found on faux ones. 

The Origin of Freshwater Pearls: Unlike their saltwater counterparts, freshwater pearls are formed in mussels that inhabit lakes, rivers, and ponds. The process begins when a foreign object, such as a grain of sand or a piece of tissue, enters the mussel's shell. In response, the mussel secretes nacre—a combination of calcium carbonate and proteins—to coat the irritant, gradually forming layers that result in the creation of a luminous pearl.


Diversity in Shapes and Colors: One of the distinctive features of freshwater pearls is their diverse range of shapes and colors. While saltwater pearls often exhibit a more uniform round shape, freshwater pearls can be round, oval, button-shaped, or even irregular. The color spectrum is equally impressive, spanning from classic white and cream to pastel shades of pink, peach, lavender, and even striking metallic hues.


Affordable Luxury: Freshwater pearls have gained popularity for their affordability without compromising on elegance. Their widespread availability makes them a perfect choice for those seeking a touch of luxury without breaking the bank. Whether you choose a classic strand of pearls or opt for a more contemporary design, freshwater pearls effortlessly elevate any ensemble.

Caring for Freshwater Pearls: To ensure the longevity of your freshwater pearls, it's essential to handle them with care. Avoid exposing them to harsh chemicals, perfumes, and extreme temperatures. Gently wipe them with a soft cloth after wearing to remove any traces of oils or perspiration. Store them separately from other jewelry to prevent scratches, and consider restringing them periodically to maintain their strength.

Fashion Trends and Styling Tips: Freshwater pearls are incredibly versatile and can be incorporated into various fashion styles. From classic and traditional to modern and eclectic, these gems complement a wide range of looks. A single strand of pearls can add sophistication to a cocktail dress, while layered necklaces or pearl-studded accessories can bring a contemporary flair to casual attire. Of course here we adore the comfortable style of Boho Jewellery, Natural and Caring for Nature and the World around us. The First French Bohemians were renowned for their love of Fresh Water Pearls

The Sustainable Choice: Choosing freshwater pearls is not only a testament to your style but also a nod to sustainability. Cultivating freshwater pearls is a more environmentally friendly process compared to traditional saltwater pearl farming, making them a conscious choice for eco-conscious consumers.

In conclusion, freshwater pearls continue to be a symbol of enduring beauty and refined taste. Their natural allure, affordability, and versatility make them a staple in any jewelry collection, promising to be cherished heirlooms passed down through generations. Embrace the elegance of freshwater pearls, and let their timeless charm enhance your personal style. 

We hope you love our Boho Pearls, as we continue to add to our collections. with love & light Beach Boho xx



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