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The Pearl Girls create all of our jewelry and designs at our shop in Athens, GA. We also have a huge reknot and repair department. People all over the world ship us their pearls and beaded jewelry to reknot, repair or create into a new design. Along with our passion for pearls, we are passionate about creating jobs right here in our home base in Athens, GA. We provide many perks to our staff including childcare for our hardworking mothers! Thank you for supporting us so we can continue supporting others. And thanks for sharing in our passion!

Hey Pearl Girls, Do You Eat Oysters?

Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | Pearl Blog

Seriously, would you have reacted any differently? There I was at a remote pearl farm in Japan. First I was analyzing all of the aquatic species that attach to oysters during the pearl culturing process. Did you see the video featuring the worm? Gross, right?

Now flashback to my childhood... I am southern! I was raised to be polite and to eat what was offered to me. And, as I have learned over the years, this is an international standard! It is rude to decline food ... but food from a shell that was covered in what I consider to be non-edible sea life? It was tough to swallow... literally. So, here I go trying my best to eat the oyster...

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