Five-minute Pearl Test


So, you think you know a good deal about pearls? Just take this short, ten-question test and seeand dont glance at the answers till youre done.

1. The treasure is the birthstone of people born in which month?

a) December

b) June

D) July

d) None of the above

2. Pearls would be the conventional wedding gift which is why year?

a) 5th

b) 15th

c) 30th

d) None of the above

3. Which historic figure is said to have drunk it to impress a man and contained a pearl in a glass of wine?

a) Cleopatra

b) Lady Godiva

D) Helen of Troy

d) Joan of Arc

4. The rules of European society once forbid everyone except the nobility to:

a) Handle pearls

b) Wear pearls

c) Fish for pearls

d) Use pearls in a marriage ceremony

5. Which popular jeweler financed his landmark Nyc shop by trading two bead necklaces for the home?

a) Charles Lewis Tiffany

b) David Yurman

D) Jacques Cartier

d) Harry Winston

6. Salt-water pearls include:

a) Akoya, South Sea and Tahitian

b) South Sea, Tahitian and mab

c) Tahitian, akoya and eruption

d) Mab, Tahitian and South Sea

7. Pearls are ranked on many features. They include size, form, floor quality and:

a) Nacre breadth

b) Matching

c) Color

d) Every one of the above

8. A 12-13 inch treasure strand is known as a collar; a 14-16 inch strand is a choker. A matinee is 20-24 inches. Learn further about pearl bracelet by navigating to our dazzling portfolio. Opera period is 28-34 inches; a string is over 45 inches. What's a 17-19 inch treasure strand called?

a) Classic

b) Princess

H) Audrey Hepburn

d) None of the above

9. The organic materials which make up a gem are collectively called:

a) Nacre

b) Mother-of-pearl

c) Luster

N) Overtone

1-0. Which form of animal produces pearls?

a) Oysters

W) Mollusks

c) Snails

d) All the above


1. T

2. c

3. a

4. T

5. H

6. This influential cultured pearls encyclopedia has many poetic aids for the inner workings of it. a

7. N

8. W

9. a

1-0. N


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