Pearls are known for their beauty as well as value, going way back in history and often were the study of many writers. Pearls are a universally loved gem and there are many famous quotes about them.
Here are some of my favorite quotes about pearls.
Pearls are Universally Loved!
While researching this post about pearls, I learned some things that I was not aware of.
Pearls, their rarity, and value go way back in our human history. The Bible at Matthew 13: 45-46 talks about a traveling merchant seeking fine pearls. When he finds one pearl of great value, he sells everything he had to buy that pearl.
Jackie Kennedy former first lady of the United States loved her pearls and had them on in just about every photograph. I love her quote about pearls always being appropriate.
Since no two pearls are exactly alike, each one has its own uniqueness or story to tell, hence, its own autobiography. “All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography.” – Frederico Fellini
Pearls, a favorite topic of writers!
Vincent Van Gogh suffered from depression and lived a dark life but his quote shows that there is some light in life, referencing the pearl.
There are so many famous quotes about pearls. Writers often connected life changes with the making of the pearl. It starts out as an irritant inside of an oyster, and then over time it gets coated and coated to make it into a beautiful and smooth, shiny pearl.
Another writes about you cannot see the beauty of the pearl until it is removed from the oyster.
And then, of course, there is Coco Chanel, a famous French designer who was also enamored with pearls. “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.” – Coco Chanel --and-- “Why wear one string when you can wear two?” – Coco Chanel
Hoping you enjoy these little pearl gems. Until next time,...