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Colored Pearls Or Plain Freshwater Pearl? Choosing The Right Jewelry

Sienna Likes To Party is focused on creating luxury hair accessories that are suitable for regular days and special events, and that means including only the finest materials.

One of which is a collection of freshwater pearls incorporated in most of our accessories. 

We believe that every Modern Princess and Queen needs this to express themselves and to make a statement.

Other than that, a freshwater pearl is a classic gem that symbolizes many things — humility, purity, loyalty, just to name some. It can also turn an ordinary outfit into a classy attire in an instant.

To some, it represents new beginnings so if you’re planning to showcase a new version of you, wearing hair accessories, necklaces, or even earrings made of a freshwater pearl is a good idea.

What Is A Freshwater Pearl?

As the name suggests, this type of pearl comes from freshwater mussels that are grown in freshwater rivers, lakes, and ponds. Although white is the common color for this gem, it can also be seen in various sizes, shapes, and pastel colors.

This kind of pears is not nucleated, thus not perfectly round in shape. 

The thought of each freshwater pearl coming different sizes makes it more interesting as each is unique and one-of-a-kind.

Wondering how to wear pearls the right way? Check our latest guide!

Another lovely quality of a freshwater pearl is its durability. Given the right care and protection, they can last for a long time. This makes it a perfect heirloom gift for your future generation since these pearls can retain its sheen and color for many years to come.

That being said, it’s just right to know the tips and tricks on how to care for pearl accessories so it can maintain its luster and beauty for a long, long time.

How To Take Care Of Freshwater Pearl Jewelry?

  • Planning to wear your pearl on a special occasion? Be sure to put it on after you are done with all your preparations. Freshwater pearls should avoid having contact with lotion, cream, or other skin care products, perfume, and even hairspray.
  • To maintain luster and smoothness, store your pearls in a separate box or container. This will help reduce, if not avoid scratches and damages. 

Here at Sienna Likes To Party, we provide a separate pouch for each jewelry to help our luxury accessories maintain its beauty and longevity.

  • Before storing your pearls, use a soft cloth to wipe dirt, dust, and/or stain.
  • Show some love to your pearls by wearing them as often as you can. This will keep them from drying out as the natural oil from your skin moisturizes them. The air and moisture also hydrate them, keeping them beautiful and moisturized. 
Check out some of Sienna Likes To Party’s Freshwater Jewelry


white pearl designer headband

pink pearl designer headband

white pearl designer headband

purple pearl designer headband

white pearl designer necklace

pink  pearl designer crown

white pearl designer necklace

How To Choose The Best Freshwater Pearl

Whether it’s your first time buying pearl jewelry or not, asking some tips from the expert can help you find the right accessory.

Remember, a freshwater pearl is just one kind of pearls so be sure to know if you want a particular color, size, beauty, and even budget range for this.

flower girl wearing pearl jewelry

If you’re sure with the kind of pearl you want -- and it’s a freshwater pearl -- here are the next steps.

  • Tip #1 - Find The Right Size

Here at Sienna Likes To Party, we provide real-life photos of our designer hair accessories worn by our models so you’ll have an idea of what it looks like when they arrive.

You can also check our official Instagram and Snapppt accounts so you can see actual photos from influencers and users of our designer accessories.

  • Tip #2 - Determine Your Budget

How much are you willing to spend for your pearl jewelry?

Normally, the larger the pearl is, the higher the price; however, certain designs are pretty expensive no matter how small it is. Often, it ranges from $50 to $1,500. You can also check our On Sale items to buy pearl beaded accessories.

  • Tip #3 - Choose The Color

As mentioned, freshwater pearls come in different colors other than white. You can go for classic cream or something as playful as pastel tones or any colored pearls. If you’re not sure about this, you can start by thinking about the event when you’re planning to wear it.

Is it for a wedding? If yes, what’s the motif? Is there a specific pearl color that would match it?

Are you planning to wear it every day? If yes, you can go for something versatile, such as white or cream. Otherwise, you can explore any color you want.

After all, this is about the expression of one’s self. Feel free to show who and what you really are through accessories.

What’s your favorite freshwater pearl jewelry? How do you take care of it? Please feel free to share your tips in the comment box below.

Thank you!

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