Monday, November 23, 2009

Pearl Paradise ~Classic Elegance and Affordability!

I still retain the lovely memory of tiptoeing into my parents' bedroom to run my hands lovingly over the velvety surface of a green clam shell shaped hinged case which always sat upon my mother's dresser. I would slowly open the tightly clasped velvet shell to reveal a pearl necklace and earrings nestled upon the white satin lining and peer at these smooth gems of the sea with wonder and admiration! I believe my mother wore those pearls on her wedding day, regardless to me they were the pinnacle of elegance and I still find myself drawn to the classic and classy strands of pearls women sport at formal functions and casual dos.

Pearl Paradise allows every woman the opportunity to drape themselves in the quality, iridescent spheres coveted by so many throughout history, by offering superior pearls at affordable prices! From the most popular classic Akoya pearls, the most exotic, sought-after Tahitians or Freshadama pearls--the highest quality freshwater variety--you can find your favourite pearls at prices you will not be able to resist!

I was sent a radiant pair of 7.0-8.0 mm black AAA Freshwater Pearl Earrings to adorn my dainty earlobes. Pearls have a way of making a woman stand a little taller, feel stronger, and more confident, their quintessential rarity and beauty defines us! This is how they made me feel the moment I slipped them on. These Freshwater pearls are coloured permanently to recreate the exotic look of Tahitian pearls and in AAA quality the pearls are truly round with a bright and reflective luster. I found mine to be of top quality for a freshwater pearl type!

Freshwater Pearls are the most common type however Pearl Paradise also exclusively offers the rare perfection of Freshadama freshwater pearls which are round and have a higher luster than even the finest Akoya pearls!

The AAA Freshwater pearl earrings are mounted on 14 karat studs. If you are like I was unsure of the grading system for pearl quality here's a little lesson--Pearl 101!! Pearls are organic products from living creatures and so are graded according to certain standards based on: nacre {the natural substance secreted by the mollusk}, luster, surface, shape, color and size. You can learn more about pearls their history, and their quality at PearlParadise.com as well you will receive an appraisal document to accompany your purchase!

On a Green note! Pearl Paradise is in partnership with Kamoka Farms, a Tahitian Pearl farm in French Polynesia employing the most ecological and sustainable practices available to them! Kamoka farms is one of the only French Polynesian pearl farms to recycle local mother of pearl to create nuclei for pearl grafting. Oysters are cleaned by the nibbling of local fish, and the energy used at the farm is almost entirely solar and wind power. Kamoka is dedicated to fair labour practices and fair trade!

I can already predict your eagerness to reach the end of this post in hopes of a giveaway! Covet my earrings no longer because one lucky Northern Mama reader will receive a pair of Freshwater pearl earrings!

To Enter:

  • Visit PearlParadise.com and tell me what item you truly covet! {Required}
  • Non-bloggers may enter but please leave me your email with your comment.

Extra Entries:

  • Follow Northern Mama {via google friends connect}
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  • Follow Pearl Paradise on Twitter @pearlparadise
  • Follow on Twitter @Northernmama35 and Tweet about this giveaway
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  • Blog about this giveaway with a link back here {please leave me the link to your post}

{Please leave a separate comment for each entry}

Giveaway open to US and Canadian residents. Giveaway closes December 9, 2009 10:00pm CT. Please read Giveaway Rules for further details.

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76 comments:

  1. Facebook fan! (Emily Borsy)
    emilyborsy (at) gmail (dot) com

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  2. I wouldn't mind a pair of these lovely lavendar pearls:

    http://www.pearlparadise.com/Lavender-Freshadama-Freshwater-Pearl-Dangle-Earrings784.aspx

    emilyborsy (at) gmail (dot) com

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  3. I subscribe via email:

    stargirl009(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  4. I have your button!

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    emilyborsy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  5. I blogged about your contest...

    http://wheresemilynow.blogspot.com/2009/11/pearl-paradise-freshwater-pearl.html

    emilyborsy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. Follow Northern Mama at Google Friends Connect

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  7. Follow on Twitter @Northernmama35 and tweeted about the giveaway: http://twitter.com/emilyborsy/statuses/6000094517

    emilyborsy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  8. well i covet alot LOL but the 18-inch AA+ 8.1 to 11.3 mm Baroque Tahitian Pearl Necklace is soo pretty and i didnt even know pearls came in those colors , so unique
    roswello athotmail dot com

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  9. i follow on google friend
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  10. i subscribe via email
    roswello athotmail dot com

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  11. i follow on twitter @roswello stacey dempsey and TWEETED
    http://twitter.com/roswello/status/6004741213
    roswello athotmail dot com

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  12. i am a facebook fan stacey dempsey
    roswello athotmail dot com

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  13. I POSTED HERE
    http://forum.coolcanucks.ca/29707-nothern-mama-pearl-paradise-giveaway-dec-9-a-canada#post154376
    roswello athotmail dot com

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  14. The 6.0-6.5 mm AA+ Black Akoya Pearl Necklace is nice

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  15. i love the Classic Collection White South Sea Pearl Pendant
    thanks

    flower_child_23(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  16. I covet the lavender freshadama freshwater pearl stud earrings (6.5-7.0) mm.

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  17. I like
    8.0-9.0 mm AA+ or AAA Black Freshwater Pearl Bracelet

    karryknisley76 at hotmail dot com

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  18. I subscribe via email
    karryknisley76 at hotmail dot com

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  19. I follow via google friends
    karryknisley76 at hotmail dot ocm

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  20. Tweet
    http://twitter.com/Karryknisley/status/6022783615
    karryknisley76 at hotmail dot com

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  21. I love
    Vivian Collection 8.0 to 10.0 mm Freshadama Pearl and Diamond Pendant :)

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  22. I would take this:
    9.0-9.5 mm Multicolor Freshadama Pearl Bracelet
    hehehe only $2500!!

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  23. I love the Celestial Collection Diamond Rondelle and Tahitian Pearl Necklace

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  24. I subscribe irene dot mark at shaw dot ca

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  25. following PP on twitter as ccmouse

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  26. your button is here:

    http://countrycitymouse-pam.blogspot.com

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  27. your fan on facebook as Pam Y

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  28. I really like the Natural Oyster Pearl Diamond Ring

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  29. I'm a fan on facebook ~ Huguette English

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  30. Following pearl paradise on twitter - henglish

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  31. http://twitter.com/ccmouse/status/6317717305

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  32. I love the 6.0-7.0 mm Pink to Peach Freshwater Pearl Bracelet beautiful!

    thanks for the chance(s)!

    amym_brown@hotmail.com

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  33. I'm a google follower (amymbrown)
    thanks!
    amym_brown@hotmail.com

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  34. I'm following pearlparadise on twitter, I'm @avayasmom

    thanks!

    amym_brown@hotmail.com

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  35. I'm following you on twitter and I've tweeted:

    http://twitter.com/avayasmom/status/6337565260
    thanks,
    amym_brown@hotmail.com

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  36. I'm a facebook fan (amymbrown)

    thanks,

    amym_brown@hotmail.com

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  37. http://twitter.com/henglish/status/6375559045
    Following

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  38. I like the Pink to Peach Freshadama Freshwater Pearl Dangle Earrings

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  39. I follow on google friend connect

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  40. facebook fan of Northern Mama (Anne Jolly)

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  41. I follow pearl paradise on twitter, lunaj1456

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  42. I'd really like the 8.0-9.0 mm AAA Cultured Freshwater Pearl Hoop Earrings. Thanks!

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  43. I just became an e-mail subscriber

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  44. http://twitter.com/ccmouse/status/6486403072

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  45. I love the Lavendar Freshwater Pearl Stud Earrings! Thanks for a great giveaway!

    ryanw@mts.net

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  46. http://twitter.com/ccmouse/status/6511385874

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  47. I love the lavendar pearls.

    josiefiorda@yahoo.ca

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  48. I follow on Google Friend Connect

    josiefiorda@yahoo.ca

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  49. I'd love to have the Classic Collection White South Sea Pearl Pendant

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  50. I follow via google friend connect

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  51. I follow pearlparadise on twitter.

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  52. I follow on twitter and tweeted
    http://twitter.com/carolp8/status/6513108453

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