Check out these pirate ship of pearls! British artist Ann Carrington created these two ships from old pearl jewelry she bought in markets and antique shops. She created designs based on the old Spanish galleons that were once warships and then were converted for trade. She titled one of the pirate ship pearls ‘Wo Wave City’ and […]
Remember all of the old Coca-Cola ad memorabilia? Maybe its because I am in Georgia, (the birth-state of Coke) but it seems every junk and antique shop I visit has some sort of Coca-Cola memorabilia from over the years. Well, spending the night in Atlanta last night was no different. I was perusing through our […]
March 4, 1974 was an iconic day. This was the day of the very first issue of People magazine. And who was on the cover of the first People magazine? Mia Farrow. She was promoting The Great Gatsby, a movie that was due to come out March 29, 1974.
What is possible with pearls? That is what we asked the Metal Arts Guild! We know that, in life, anything is possible with pearls. So we asked Georgia artists, what can they create or make possible with pearls? We are thrilled to show off these possibilities in upcoming art shows!
As a child of the 80s, I also love the Goonies. And as an adult, I am loving the Goonies pearls! Plus, I cannot tell you how many times I have said, “Let’s go on a Goonie adventure.” So, why do I write about these Goonies pearls? Because of this woman! That’s right, Mama Fratelli, the head […]
A pearl cocoon? As in, “a pupal casing made by moth caterpillars and other insect larvae.” (Thank you Wikipedia!) Yes, a gold and pearl cocoon, as in an insect cocoon, is exactly what I am talking about! Check it out: This is the work of a caddisfly larvae. These young caddisfly build a cocoon […]
Mother of pearl skulls, mark this one down as kind of creepy! Artist Gregory Halili has created skulls out of mother of pearl in oyster shells. These mother of pearl skulls offer a different interpretation of the is beautiful, lustrous material. Gregory, a native of The Philippines, started by using oyster shells from his native […]
Bugs Bunny finds a pearl in this hilarious clip from the Looney Toons. I do not think I can say it enough, I absolutely love the portrayal of pearls in media. Pearls are always a treasure meant to bring excitement and riches to whoever discovers them. I absolutely love when Bugs Bunny finds a pearls […]
I LOVE the fact that the High Museum of Art is calling their exhibit of The Girl with The Pearl Earring the High Pearl Girl. When I first started The Pearl Girls and googled “The Pearl Girls”, The Girl With The Pearl Earring would come up in the results. My goal was to at least […]
Today, Frances Cromwell’s pearl are for sale. In 1658, John Michael Wright painted the 20 year old Frances Cromwell, youngest daughter of Oliver Cromwell. John Michael Wright was a baroque portrait painter from England. He painted young Frances along with her older sister Elizabeth Claypole, who, unfortunately, had passed away the same year. Both of […]