More Great Books on Pearls

There are lots of great books on pearls available for purchase over the internet. Elizabeths Strack's 700 page study - "Pearls" is one of the best, although it's not the only one.

The stability of the pearl market depend on the proper nomenclature and the declaration of all known facts.

For a comprehensive free guide on pearl definitions, terminology and pearl facts: The Pearl Book Natural, Cultured and Imitation Pearl Terminology and Classification by the World Jewelry Collective.


"The Pearl" by John Steinbeck

Not all natural pearls can bring you happiness. Far from being unhappy about the poverty, Kino and his family live in, they have the greatest treasure on earth, the love they have for each other and their satisfaction with life.



"The Girl with The Pearl Earring" by Tracy Chevalier

Famous Dutch painting master, Johannes Vermeer created a portrait of a girl with a pearl earring, sometimes referred to as, "The Dutch Mona Lisa". Her expression is full of paradox, is the girl with a pearl earring, sad, shy, hiding a smile... what ever could this tender, young girl's story be?



"Black Pearls of Tahiti" by Dr. Lintilbac



"The Pearl" by Silvia Malaguzzi

This beautiful book, provides an historical window into the role natural pearls have played over the centuries. It covers the historical importance of pearls in more detail, in comparison to other books on the subject. Highly recommended for pearl connoisseurs and novices alike.



"Beyond Price" by RA Donkin



"Imperishable Beauty" by Yvonne Markowitz

The book has gorgeous illustrations and examples of pearls in Art Nouveau Jewelry.



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