Breathing New Blood Into Your Pearls

I'm amazed when I hear people say, "I can't wear pearls. They're too stuffy and just not my style."

Well, I'm here to tell you, "Yes, you can wear pearls!"

Today's pearls are anything but stuffy and they're definitely not boring like we've been led to believe. 

If all you've got in your jewelry box is your classic strand of 

Pearly Whites

then hop on over to SmartFem Magazine and check out the recent article I wrote in their beauty and fashion section

and learn how you can turn any strand of pearls into something fun and ultra stylish! 

Please add a comment below and tell us what ideas you have for adding some pizzazz to your pearls!

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Until Next Time,
Peace, Love and Pearls, Baby!!


Michelle Ludlam-Buettner (Shel) holds a Graduate Pearls Diploma from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and is a Certified Pearl Specialist through the Cultured Pearl Association of American (CPAA).  In addition to creating her own jewelry line, she is also a freelance e-commerce copywriter specializing in the jewelry and travel industries who can often be found fawning over pearls in her spare time.  Follow Shel’s blog at or see what she’s snapping over on Instagram @pearlgeek.

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  1. Even if pearls are not the main components of a piece of jewelry, a few sprinkled in always adds some class, I think. Love them with leather. Or an unexpected my favorite...copper. As you have so beautifully shared in your jewelry in this post...they are available in so many different colors, sizes, and shapes, too. Congratulations on your article and spreading the word about pearls!

  2. You know how I love your pearls .... and it is so, so very wonderful to see you creating again!


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