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New-Wave Pearls That Won't Remind You Of Grandma

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    We'll always cherish grandma's passed-down strand of pearls, but, sometimes, even a classic can start to feel dated (sorry, Jackie O.). Sure, these baubles are sophisticated and polished feminine accoutrements any gal would be lucky to have in her sartorial arsenal, but the times, they are a-changin'. So, we've culled 19 new-wave accessories — not just jewelry — that offer a modern take on the freshwater gem. Let the pearl renaissance begin!

    But, even if you don't have the budget to buy the real deal, we've found plenty of glam pieces — both designer splurges and thrifty costume buys — that need not be out of reach. From a creepy-crawly spider ring to a pearl-embroidered loafer, the accessories ahead are definitely not your nana's pearls. Although, we think she'd approve.

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