Are there not... two points in the adventure of the diver: One - when a beggar, he prepares to plunge? Two - when a prince, he rises with his pearl? I plunge! - Robert Browning
Long ago in another time all pearl jewelry was natural. And by natural we mean, the organic jewel of a lowly bi-valve developed spontaneously inside a mollusk hiding in the dark, murky ocean. Pearl jewelry pre-dating the 20th century in its original state - without tampering - is the genuine deal.