Carefully crafted by freshwater mussels which live in lakes and rivers, the little globes of beauty we call pearls have been coveted by jewellery lovers since way back in the 1500s when Mary Queen of Scots was known to have sported a pair of unusual black pearls.
They haven't lost that charm and nowadays pearls make a perfectly elegant gift for any lady in your life or better yet - spoil yourself. Thanks to the gifted folks at Barbara Hall Creations in Cobh, Co. Cork, you can buy some stunning freshwater pearl jewellery at up to 65% off the usual cost:
Pictured to the left, each piece has a magnetic rhinestone Swarovski style crystal clasp and is comprised of rich, creamy white, natural pearls. The Pearl Bracelet measures 7.5 inches in length and the necklace 18 inches in length.
Delivery is included in the price and each piece will be presented in a lovely gift box.
The elegance of pearls is timeless, they'll always be in fashion and can be the perfect accessory to almost any outfit.