Not only are pearls are one of the most timeless pieces of jewellery a woman can own, but they have also been experiencing a revival among the fashion cognoscenti, who have embraced the vast potential of pearls and are wearing them in joyfully fresh ways.
Sloane Street jeweller Cassandra Goad founded her eponymous luxury fine jewellery brand in 1985 and pearls have become an integral part of her collections. “The wonderful glow and brilliant lustre of pearls always lift up the face,” she explains. “As Coco Chanel famously said: ‘A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls’.”
However, due to their delicate properties, pearls require special care to ensure they maintain their gleaming shine and lustre. Here, Cassandra shares her top four expert tips for how to look after pearls and keep them looking tip-top: