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Pearl

Perfect shining spheres. Lustrous baroque forms. Seductive strands, warm to the touch. Pearls are simply and purely organic.

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Produced in the bodies of marine and freshwater mollusks naturally or cultured by people with great care. Lustrous, smooth, subtly-colored pearls are jewelry staples, especially as strands.

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Diamond

A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum

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Rubies have always been held in high esteem in Asian countries. They were used to ornament armor of noblemen in India and China.

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