Early in the 20th century, people discovered how to induce the transformation of a grain of sand into an organic gem, the pearl. Since that time, the natural irregularities of baroque cultured pearls have been treasured by women all over the world. These cultured freshwater pearls are available in four jewel tones of bronze, garnet, peacock, and amethyst and are strung on generous elastic. Read more about pearls in the June 1997 National Geographic. Set of four contains one bracelet in each color.