Judi McCormick / emperors in pearls

The Imperial Hong Kong Pearl or The Miracle of the Sea

The Imperial Hong Kong Pearl or The Miracle of the Sea

This very large 127.5 carat pearl is a silvery white Baroque pearl. In the Renaissance period, Baroque pearls were highly valued for their unique shapes, which highlighted their luster and colors.

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Men in Pearls

Men in Pearls

What a delightful subject. There are just some guys that can pull this off in varying degrees of commitment. Here is the Surfer Style and then there are other men that go all the way.
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Men in Pearls

Men in Pearls

As you see from these portraits, there is a considerable history of men wearing pearls throughout history to signify their importance. 

From the Qing dynasty in China, there is the Yongzheng Emperor and the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala in royal pearls.

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