Day 239: Something Beautiful—Tahitian Black Pearls

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of a year.

Pearls—the mark of style and sophistication. Polish and elegance. Why they popped into my head this morning, I don’t know. But I have always loved them, even before the were stunning colored varieties on the market. But I went hunting for milky white antique and found these rare dusky Tahitian pearls. I loved the strands and still do. White pearl rings never held much appeal with their dainty settings on curved prongs. But this one. I would have this one. The setting is bold, curved and suits the unusual standout. I am not much for diamonds but, again, on this piece they are magnificent. Dark, lustrous, and exotic. Foncé, brillant et exotique.

strands-of-black-pearls

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About vbassoc

Donna Van Bogaert is a researcher and consultant in the field of cognitive styles, health communication, and organizational communication and behavior. Her business, Van Bogaert & Associates, Inc., specializes in cognitive-based coaching, management consulting, and leadership development. When the winds are blowing her way, she travels and talks about workplace potential and creative problem solving. In another life, Donna sings jazz. For a very long time, she fronted two 18-piece big bands —All That Jazz (Madison, WI) and The Gardenia Big Band (Rockford, IL). She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where, in a third parallel universe, she leads a media branch of a national research institute. Mostly she has returned to painting, poetry, and plotting the next chapter of her life.
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One Response to Day 239: Something Beautiful—Tahitian Black Pearls

  1. Mary Buhrmann says:

    When I am shopping and see beautiful jewelry, I always think of you and ask. WWDB? What would Donna buy?

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