Famous pearls have left a mark in history. For a long time, they have fascinated mankind with their eerie luster and sophisticated beauty. They were worn by men and women alike, shining brightly in ballrooms, adorning emperors’ crowns and attire, being fought for, sought after and loved with a burning passion. Some cultures considered them to be the tears of angels, while others saw in them direct proof of the existence of divinity.
In order to truly understand pearls, we need to take a trip back on memory lane and try to figure out what magic and mystery lie beneath their luster that keeps everybody fascinated with them. You may now enjoy your unique black Tahitian necklace in multicolor pearls, but imagine what the person who discovered the Black Beauty pearl felt at the sight of the famous and precious gem. This is why today we will take a look at three of the most famous pearls in history and try to understand how they influenced the way we wear pearls today.