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Pearls: Natural vs Cultured vs Imitation

Where do pearls come from? Basically, pearls are formed when a grain of sand or other foreign object gets into an oysters shell and body of the oyster. The oyster then produces a crystalline secretion to protect it from irritation. The minerals which are deposited around the foreign object are Calcite and Aragonite. This Pearly

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National Estate About to Turn 20!

What can I say…time moves too fast. 20 years to be exact. In 2019 National Estate will be 20 years old! I would call it the ride of a lifetime. I started the business with 2 employees and 900 square feet. At the end of the first year, I doubled my space to 1900 square

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