I’ve always loved wearing pearl jewelry. Something about it is timeless, and it goes with everything from denim and a plain tee to a black tie evening gown. Worn by royalty and those living along the sea for millennia, pearls have an inherent value beyond the monetary, and their unique shape means no two are ever the same. Unlike diamond or other precious stone jewelry that require skillful cleaning and careful storage, when worn frequently, pearls are very simple to care for properly once you know how to do so. In this guide, I’ll share all of my tips for ensuring your pearl jewelry stays lustrous and bright for generations to come!