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Discover Our Collection of Pearl Button Rings

Pearl button rings and pearl jewellery have been around long before written human history. Button pearls have been worn as jewellery in a myriad of different cultures across the world for thousands of years. Antique button rings have been popular throughout the ages. 

Pearl rings are important to a lot of different cultures, and have their own backstory in a lot of mythology. Pearl button rings are very popular and sacred, and are some of the most highly sought after jewellery pieces in the world. For example, the Ancient Greeks believed that pearls were the tears of Aphrodite. In the Bible, the Gates of Heaven are described as being carved out of pearls, and the Hindu God Krishna is believed to have given his wife pearls when they were married. For these sacred reasons, pearl button rings and jewellery are some of the most popular and highly acclaimed pieces in the world. 

Antique button pearl rings and jewellery have been worn by the most famous and influential people throughout history. In Ancient China, pearl button rings and jewellery were presented to royalty, and pearls were the finest status symbol in Ancient Rome. Julius Caesar even prohibited the lower classes from wearing pearls, so pearl button rings and jewellery were extremely popular in ancient jewellery.

Pearls are harvested from mussels and oysters all around the world, however, they are most commonly found in Indonesia, Philippines, and Australia. However, pearl button rings are made from button pearls. Button pearls are small, flat pearls with a smooth surface - they are slightly flattened to one side, resembling a disc or button. This makes them perfect to create pearl button rings, earrings, and dress studs.

Vintage button rings and jewellery are extremely elegant and popular, and have been throughout the ages. Some of the finest jewellery designers and houses in the world have created stunning antique pearl button rings and jewellery, from a myriad of different eras. Pearls have a long history, appearing in ancient rings collections and Victorian jewellery, all the way until the modern era.

Pearl button rings, necklaces and brooches are still some of the most popular jewellery pieces in the world, and have been for thousands of years. If any of our antique pearl button rings or jewellery catches your eye, please get in touch with us here online, or visit us in person at our Hatton Garden showroom.

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Button pearls are small, flat pearls with a smooth surface - they are slightly flattened to one side, resembling a disc or button. This makes them perfect to create pearl button rings, earrings, and dress studs. They are often more affordable than spherical pearls, meaning that pearl button rings and jewellery are often very popular. Button pearl rings and jewellery have been around for thousands of years, and are present in almost every culture.

Button pearls are usually formed if the oyster is flat. They are usually found in freshwater mussels, which are flatter, allowing the button pearl to form inside. Button pearls have been farmed to make pearl button rings and jewellery for thousands of years, and is one of the most popular jewellery trades worldwide.

Pearls are a very popular choice for rings and jewellery, with pearl button rings being very heavily sought after. However, they are also highly sophisticated, and have many meanings. Many cultures throughout history have associated pearl button rings and pearl jewellery with the lunar cycle. Pearl button rings are also popular as engagement rings, as they are thought to symbolise loyalty, good fortune and prosperity. Antique pearl jewellery makes a beautiful gift due to all it symbolises.

Button pearls are some of the best choices when it comes to buying vintage and antique pearl jewellery. Button pearl rings and jewellery have a very beautiful look, and have been popular through a myriad of different eras. Due to the flat side of button pearls, they are perfect for fastening to ring settings and earrings. Pearl button rings and jewellery are some of the most popular jewellery choices in the world.

Due to the over-farming of the past, natural pearls can be extremely rare. Only about 1 in 10,000 oysters will yield a pearl. That makes all pearl jewellery, including pearl button rings, significantly rare. Button pearl rings and jewellery are some of the most highly sought after jewellery pieces in the world, and have captivated people for hundreds of years. If any of our pearl button rings or jewellery here at Berganza catches your eye, please get in touch with us online, or in person at our Hatton Garden residence.



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