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Snap Judgment: Diamonds or Pearls?

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potterlove potterlove 8 years
Diamonds all the way! Like pearls, but since the whole issue with it on high school girls, made me less inclined to it. Besides, even with the smallest diamond pendant, you can glam up any outfit!
bluesugar bluesugar 8 years
Both seem somewhat unethical- the diamonds because they come at such a cost to those who mine them and the pearls because it's just plain cruel to torture those little creatures by deliberately placing an irritant in their shell! I prefer some aventurine or lapis any day.
purrtykitty purrtykitty 8 years
i said diamonds, but i'm a sucker for anything shiny!! pearls can also be done tastefully at any age...i do love how young and fresh black pearls look.
catesugar catesugar 8 years
Seriously - how many people know how to properly grade diamonds? They're the result of clever marketing by a cartel that, if it was a cartel within the bounds of the US jurisdiction, would be seriously hunted down by the government. Before diamonds it was traditional to give a girl her birthstone. Mine's ruby (but I like peridot better). Pearls are beautiful, but unless you can afford Paspaley then they can look a little cheap. How about antique jewellery with the beautiful baroque pearls and seed pearls and other precious stones?
catesugar catesugar 8 years
Seriously - how many people know how to properly grade diamonds? They're the result of clever marketing by a cartel that, if it was a cartel within the bounds of the US jurisdiction, would be seriously hunted down by the government. Before diamonds it was traditional to give a girl her birthstone. Mine's ruby (but I like peridot better). Pearls are beautiful, but unless you can afford Paspaley then they can look a little cheap. How about antique jewellery with the beautiful baroque pearls and seed pearls and other precious stones?
dawicca dawicca 8 years
diamonds
dawicca dawicca 8 years
diamonds
BonjourChaton BonjourChaton 8 years
I like both, but as Holly Golightly said about diamonds in Breakfast at Tiffany's, "I think they're divine on older women, but I don't think they'd be right for me. You do understand."
sallyfw sallyfw 8 years
Diamonds!!! definitely.. although I also love pearls
KateMossAddict KateMossAddict 8 years
diamonds for rings, pearls for necklaces and earrings.
justlookaround justlookaround 8 years
i love both
justlookaround justlookaround 8 years
i love both
makicabrera10 makicabrera10 8 years
Diamonds, Jades, Sapphyres, Aquamarines (birthstone), Amethyst, and Rubys.
rubiesymusica rubiesymusica 8 years
diamonds because no matter the size they look awesome.
vanilla19 vanilla19 8 years
I like both, can't decide.
vanilla19 vanilla19 8 years
I like both, can't decide.
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 8 years
Bling bling baby!! :pimp:
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 8 years
Bling bling baby!! :pimp:
Mel475 Mel475 8 years
I've always loved that diamonds are my birthstone 'cause they are my favorite!!!!!
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 8 years
I don't like anything that could be mistaken for Mardi Gras beads...SO DIAMONDS please..!!!! Clear and flawless
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
Other ; I like diamonds and pearls together!lol.
orangeeyecrayon orangeeyecrayon 8 years
I prefer more natural elements like wood or metals that have not been tumbled so they are not very shiny. I like pearls if they are in very small quantities but as for diamonds i am not very fond of them at all
starturtle44 starturtle44 8 years
Pearls all the way.
starturtle44 starturtle44 8 years
Pearls all the way.
mommie mommie 8 years
both, but I'm really into pearls lately and have a nice collection going on.
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