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Can Men Wear Pearls?

Without looking...well you know.

by Anonymousreply 150June 23, 2023 10:24 AM

Idiotic looking ones, sure!

by Anonymousreply 1November 23, 2021 8:32 PM

How's the new sock puppet account, OP?

by Anonymousreply 2November 23, 2021 8:33 PM

Looking like what, OP. A faeg? Just say it.

by Anonymousreply 3November 23, 2021 8:33 PM

You go ahead, OP, and get back to us on that, ok?

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by Anonymousreply 5November 23, 2021 8:38 PM

Yeah, many celebrity men and guys on TikTok are doing it. It’s all the rage right now.

by Anonymousreply 6November 23, 2021 8:39 PM

Can you, yes. Should you, no. It's just begging for attention like any Ticktok or Instagram or self-promotion bullshit. Find your happiness from within.

by Anonymousreply 7November 23, 2021 8:41 PM

No. Don't be a douche.

by Anonymousreply 8November 23, 2021 8:42 PM

It's like rubies, they are girly. Show me a nice pearl man's ring.

by Anonymousreply 9November 23, 2021 8:49 PM

Hi Boris OP

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by Anonymousreply 10November 23, 2021 8:50 PM

Ask your pal Milo OP

by Anonymousreply 11November 23, 2021 8:51 PM

Are you hot and young? .. lol Small pearls don't look that different from puka shells (which were supposedly becoming popular again?). Guys can also layer pearl necklaces with other necklaces, or pearls are just part of the necklace. Freshwater and black pearl designs might be more "masculine."

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by Anonymousreply 12November 23, 2021 9:07 PM


But, go right ahead OP. Knock yourself out. I LIKE guys that look really gay

by Anonymousreply 13November 23, 2021 10:05 PM

In the old West, outlaws who fancied all black ensembles very often topped off the look with a string of pearls about their neck. It is where the expression “pearls go best with basic black” originated.

by Anonymousreply 14November 23, 2021 10:43 PM

After a while it does get crusty and flakes off in spots.

by Anonymousreply 15November 23, 2021 10:51 PM

Not everything is fluid. Some things are not fluid. Sheesh.

by Anonymousreply 16November 23, 2021 11:02 PM

REAL men wear pink...er, pearls...er, BOTH!

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by Anonymousreply 17November 23, 2021 11:22 PM

I'd love it if some hot guy gave me a "pearl necklace."

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by Anonymousreply 18November 24, 2021 2:26 AM

If we didn't wear them, what would we clutch?

by Anonymousreply 19November 24, 2021 2:27 AM

Charles I wore a pearl earring in his left ear from the age of fifteen. He even wore an especially exquisite pearl earring to his execution. Sir Walter Raleigh wore pearl earrings in BOTH ears. However (as the article states), these men didn't represent the majority.

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by Anonymousreply 20November 24, 2021 5:15 AM

How about black pearls?

by Anonymousreply 21November 24, 2021 5:30 AM

I can’t believe it took until R18 for the obvious response here. Gay men have been wearing them for years. I had a hot FB who asked me to give him one every time he came ovet.

by Anonymousreply 22November 24, 2021 5:33 AM

Ya call?

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by Anonymousreply 23November 24, 2021 5:38 AM

Rupert Friend looked pretty good in pearls in Cheri.

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by Anonymousreply 24November 24, 2021 5:38 AM

Maharajahs in pearls

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by Anonymousreply 25November 24, 2021 5:44 AM

A famous Australian swimmer used to love the odd string of pearls back in the 00's

by Anonymousreply 26November 24, 2021 6:05 AM

They go well with a wooly Frau suit like the ones the Church Lady wore. I don't have a pic to show you what I mean.

by Anonymousreply 27November 24, 2021 6:44 AM

Queen Mary had a famous 11-strand pearl choker that her grandson's wife the Duchess of Gloucester sometimes still wears.

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by Anonymousreply 28November 24, 2021 6:54 AM

The market price for pears has plummeted over the last 5 years. They are relatively cheap now. My boss bought his wife a 180,000 dollar string of very large pearls about 15 years ago. Long story short, when they got divorced and tried to sell them, Sotheby's said don't bother selling them. They would only offer about 40,000 for them because of some flood of pears in the market and some kind of monopoly was broken up, china flooding the market with them.

by Anonymousreply 29November 24, 2021 7:05 AM

You should never, ever, ever buy jewels for investment purposes, unless they have a famous history (such as they were worn by a famous person). Otherwise they will lose value.

by Anonymousreply 30November 24, 2021 7:10 AM

Why not?

by Anonymousreply 31November 24, 2021 7:31 AM

I hate when people do this but this is just dumb:


by Anonymousreply 32November 24, 2021 7:40 AM

[quote] The market price for pears has plummeted over the last 5 years.

Does Harry & David know?!?!

by Anonymousreply 33November 24, 2021 7:51 AM

“How about black pearls?”

Oh snaps!

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by Anonymousreply 34November 24, 2021 8:03 AM

[quote] "They go well with a wooly Frau suit like the ones the Church Lady wore. I don't have a pic to show you what I mean."

Yes. A nice wool bouclé, R27.

I don't own any, but I've always preferred the look of Baroque pearls. I'd love to have a silver ring set with a huge Baroque pearl.

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by Anonymousreply 35November 24, 2021 9:42 AM

OP = Joe Gillis

by Anonymousreply 36November 24, 2021 9:45 AM

Nothing wrong with men wearing pearls.

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by Anonymousreply 37November 24, 2021 10:14 AM

Op, pearls on guys are in, it’s a trend for zoomers I’ve seen so many with pearls on their neck and dangly earrings. Google image “men pearls” to see for yourself.

by Anonymousreply 38November 24, 2021 10:55 AM

Some look good…

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by Anonymousreply 39November 24, 2021 11:23 AM

While others dont

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by Anonymousreply 40November 24, 2021 11:24 AM

Marc Jacobs

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by Anonymousreply 41November 24, 2021 11:39 AM

Only if it’s a tie tack that’s a gift from the Queen of Spain.

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by Anonymousreply 42November 24, 2021 11:50 AM

When you look like the guys at r12 & R23 you can wear whatever the fuck you want.

by Anonymousreply 43November 24, 2021 11:57 AM

I've got a strand of black pearls that I inherited from a rich aunt (she hoped I'd give them to my future wife, poor dear was blind) that I wear from time to time. I wore them as part of my uniform when I was Club Kid adjacent in the 90s.

by Anonymousreply 44November 24, 2021 12:02 PM

[quote]The market price for pears has plummeted over the last 5 years. They are relatively cheap now.

Only for fake pearls, you know the cultured kind. Real pearls found in the wild are obscenely rare and expensive.

by Anonymousreply 45November 24, 2021 4:28 PM

Wearing pearls is obscene

by Anonymousreply 46November 24, 2021 4:32 PM

Only if they are Mikimoto, darling.

by Anonymousreply 47November 24, 2021 4:40 PM

Call me sexist, but there's simply some things women do that men should never do, and vice versa.

by Anonymousreply 48November 24, 2021 4:41 PM

Wear what you fucking want to wear. The whole idea that something is too feminine or masculine is such contrived bullshit. If I wasn't old and had a bad ankle, I would wear heels in a heartbeat. They do wonders for the ass and legs.

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by Anonymousreply 50November 24, 2021 7:20 PM

R9– Plenty of nice Tahitian pearl men’s rings. My father had one. It was gorgeous. It was a dark blue color, in a chunky setting

by Anonymousreply 51November 24, 2021 7:38 PM

Like a lot of these "gender bending" fashion trends, it only looks good in photos on young, hot, slim, tall men. In real life you're more likely to see them on pale, pudgy, young men working in low-paying service jobs who can't afford to live in the city they've just moved to.

by Anonymousreply 52November 24, 2021 8:05 PM

Damiano David of the band Måneskin looks good with pearls.

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by Anonymousreply 53November 24, 2021 8:27 PM

They look good on cufflinks

by Anonymousreply 54November 24, 2021 8:38 PM


OK, now that is something I hadn't thought of.

by Anonymousreply 55November 25, 2021 6:09 PM

Does a pearl-handled revolver count?

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by Anonymousreply 56November 25, 2021 8:24 PM
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by Anonymousreply 57November 25, 2021 8:34 PM

I remember one summer in Rehoboth about 30 years ago all the DC hot young hunks were wearing pearls. Ropes and ropes of pearls with no shirts, dancing. Its not a new thing.

by Anonymousreply 58November 26, 2021 3:34 AM

[quote] Its not a new thing.

It takes a long time for the world to catch up to the fashions and trends started in Delaware!

by Anonymousreply 59November 26, 2021 6:06 AM

He would be PERFECT in pearls. But unfortunately he’s not [not yet]

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by Anonymousreply 60November 26, 2021 6:18 AM

[quote]You should never, ever, ever buy jewels for investment purposes, unless they have a famous history (such as they were worn by a famous person). Otherwise they will lose value.

Not if you are rich Dear. Yes, commoners like yourself who might think a one carat diamond ring is special will lose your shirt if you try to sell it. But you get into the 5 carat, and above, or stones that start at the 100,000 dollar range and above they not only hold their value, they appreciate because they are so rare at that size and quality.

by Anonymousreply 61November 26, 2021 8:01 AM

Atlanta Braves ballplayer Joc Pederson started wearing pearls in September, with fans (male and female) following suit. Must have been good mojo as the Braves went on to win the World Series.

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by Anonymousreply 62November 26, 2021 8:30 AM

Joe rocking it!

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by Anonymousreply 63December 5, 2021 9:16 AM

Pearls and nails

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by Anonymousreply 64December 5, 2021 9:16 AM

Men ARE wearing pearls. It’s popular right now.

by Anonymousreply 65December 5, 2021 9:18 AM

Sorry wrong pic at r64

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by Anonymousreply 66December 5, 2021 9:20 AM

Only if you are 25. When that guy is 50 and still wearing his pearls he's going to be part of the Caftan brigade.

by Anonymousreply 67December 6, 2021 6:45 AM

A single rare black pearl can be cool.

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by Anonymousreply 68December 6, 2021 6:49 AM

Not so much a while string.

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by Anonymousreply 69December 6, 2021 6:49 AM

On most men they just give Frank N. Furter.

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by Anonymousreply 70January 10, 2022 1:13 PM

Cufflinks. Tie pins. That's as far as Men should go with pearls.

by Anonymousreply 71January 10, 2022 1:27 PM

Don’t let your husband buy you cheap ones that break and bounce all over the place every time you get murdered.

by Anonymousreply 72January 10, 2022 1:27 PM

Men can wear them briefly... it liquefies pretty quickly anyway, as I'm sure you know.

by Anonymousreply 73January 10, 2022 2:09 PM

has anyone encountered pearl implants in a cock head? I was watching Real Housewives of Miami and they referenced it as very common with Cubans so I googled it. icky!! It's supposed to be for enhanced pleasure but it looks freakish,.

by Anonymousreply 74January 10, 2022 4:23 PM

When you’re young and cute enough

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by Anonymousreply 75March 17, 2022 11:52 AM

I think a single pearl on a leather cord like r68 pic can look good and not frilly.

by Anonymousreply 76March 17, 2022 1:23 PM

Are those pearls that he’s wearing?

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by Anonymousreply 77March 17, 2022 2:20 PM

Men are wearing pearls and only ignorant bigots have a problem with it. My Trump supporting cousin even complained about it when she came over. Fuck these people.

I love that men are finally expressing themselves.

by Anonymousreply 78March 17, 2022 2:25 PM

Me wearing pearls needs to stop.

by Anonymousreply 79March 17, 2022 3:36 PM

Pearls and speedo

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by Anonymousreply 80March 17, 2022 4:40 PM

Model RJ King looks lovely with pearls

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by Anonymousreply 81April 15, 2022 5:42 AM

Of course

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by Anonymousreply 82May 12, 2022 5:09 AM

Butch enuff 4 pearls @jerreths

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by Anonymousreply 83May 16, 2022 2:54 AM

Fuck pearls; if we wear necklaces, I want antique foil murano glass beads or lapis - and not that irregular shaped or dyed shit on a string.

by Anonymousreply 84May 16, 2022 3:09 AM

For anyone else who watches MSNBC, Tim Miller comes to mind with this one.

by Anonymousreply 85May 16, 2022 3:17 AM

You like?

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by Anonymousreply 86July 11, 2022 1:55 AM

Handsome young men can wear whatever they desire and pull it off, usually.

by Anonymousreply 87July 11, 2022 2:08 AM

Pleasant looking young fellow in his pearls. Looks perfectly natural and cute.

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by Anonymousreply 88July 11, 2022 2:09 AM

Looks dumb.

by Anonymousreply 89July 11, 2022 2:12 AM

Looks great.

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by Anonymousreply 90July 11, 2022 2:14 AM

No, pearls are just for girls. Unless you like scambling around the floor searching for pearls, try puka schell jewelry. Puka shell necklaces are very attractive on men with an informal, summer look. Man up, just a little.

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by Anonymousreply 91July 11, 2022 2:15 AM


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by Anonymousreply 92July 11, 2022 2:16 AM

Gay guys love pearl necklaces, the liquid kind.

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by Anonymousreply 93July 11, 2022 2:18 AM

"Pearls are just for girls."

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by Anonymousreply 94July 11, 2022 2:19 AM

"Pearls are such a boner killer. Who want's a girly boy!"

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by Anonymousreply 95July 11, 2022 2:21 AM

If we didn't, what would we possibly use for clutching purposes?

by Anonymousreply 96July 11, 2022 2:23 AM

Clutch your invisible pearls, gurls.

by Anonymousreply 97July 11, 2022 2:26 AM

[quote] The market price for pears has plummeted over the last 5 years. They are relatively cheap now.

Boscs and Bartletts, perhaps.

But Comices have retained their value.

by Anonymousreply 98July 11, 2022 2:26 AM

I can think of far more original jewels to wear around one's throat!

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by Anonymousreply 99July 11, 2022 2:30 AM

This might look nice on a ripped young black man.

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by Anonymousreply 100July 11, 2022 2:34 AM


It can look hot AF on the right guy.

by Anonymousreply 101July 11, 2022 2:43 AM

I know R45 is an old reply but 99% pearls on the market including mikimoro are cultured and have been for many many years.

by Anonymousreply 102July 11, 2022 4:37 AM

Cultured pearls are produced by a living organism.

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by Anonymousreply 103July 11, 2022 12:44 PM


by Anonymousreply 104July 11, 2022 3:13 PM

Really muscular black men can wear pearls.

by Anonymousreply 105July 11, 2022 3:29 PM

This thread is like a pendant (pun intended) to the old "Can I Still be Masculine While Plying an Ornamental Fan?" one.

by Anonymousreply 106July 11, 2022 3:31 PM


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by Anonymousreply 107July 16, 2022 12:05 AM

Sorry, but they look dumb.

by Anonymousreply 108July 16, 2022 12:11 AM

Some Caribbean men get a pearl or two implanted in their enormous pingas to bring extra thrills when they ram holes.

by Anonymousreply 109July 16, 2022 3:04 AM

Diamonds are a boy's best friend.

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by Anonymousreply 110July 16, 2022 3:09 AM

Mirror Mirror

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by Anonymousreply 111July 16, 2022 10:56 PM

I really want to give the right guy a pearl necklace. It's all stored up.

by Anonymousreply 112July 23, 2022 5:14 AM

Can the Pope shit in the woods if there aren't any altar boys to watch it?

That's the question you really should be asking.

by Anonymousreply 113July 23, 2022 5:34 AM

Adding to bit about Joc Pederson. Not only did he wear pearls during World Series, but those pearls are now in the Baseball Hall of Fame and the Braves had a pearl specially included in the design of their World Series Rings. He's with the Giants now and occasionally wears his pearls in game. Bonus bit of trivia: his walk-up music is Dancing Queen by ABBA. Bonus bonus: married with three kids.

by Anonymousreply 114July 23, 2022 3:32 PM

DL Fave Jerreth

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by Anonymousreply 115July 24, 2022 8:46 AM

Repost from the Carl Nassib thread

His latest squeeze Soren Dahl rocking them pearls

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by Anonymousreply 116March 30, 2023 3:44 AM

R116 Squeeze lol Severino is such an unapologetic slut. Wonder if he would've behaved the same had he been born in my hometown of Naples, Southern Italy, instead of Denmark. Yenno, a slightly more conservative, religious and close-minded place (but ever so slightly, not too much) 🤭

by Anonymousreply 117April 17, 2023 4:40 AM

Pearls are meant for truly elegant, classy, biological women. Not men or any of those fictional pronoun people.

by Anonymousreply 118April 17, 2023 4:52 AM

Pearls Pearls

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by Anonymousreply 119May 21, 2023 12:57 PM

Yes, R103.

And in other news, water is wet.

by Anonymousreply 120May 21, 2023 1:00 PM

Yes of course OP!

Drape them on a prize whore and he’ll look soooooo beautiful and babygirl.

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by Anonymousreply 121May 21, 2023 1:03 PM


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by Anonymousreply 122May 21, 2023 1:05 PM

My husband saw the busboy at a restaurant last week (a hot young muscular guy) wearing pearls and earrings and thought it meant he was gay. I said no, he's just a cholo.

by Anonymousreply 123May 21, 2023 1:08 PM

Really Quite Big Tits at r107!

by Anonymousreply 124May 21, 2023 1:53 PM

Just a touch of love

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by Anonymousreply 126May 22, 2023 6:50 AM

I have some male relatives from the 1800s named Pearl. It must have been a unisex name at one time.

by Anonymousreply 127May 22, 2023 6:53 AM

[quote] Without looking...well you know.


by Anonymousreply 128May 22, 2023 7:15 AM

Like a fag.

by Anonymousreply 129May 22, 2023 7:31 AM

You tell me OP

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by Anonymousreply 130May 22, 2023 8:40 AM

Now even handsome Mr @patrickpilot is rocking one!

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by Anonymousreply 131May 23, 2023 12:11 PM

^ Oops sorry his correct tag is @pilotpatrick

And he usually looks like this

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by Anonymousreply 132May 23, 2023 12:13 PM

Straight bros are wearing pearls too

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by Anonymousreply 133May 24, 2023 11:17 AM

^ Watch Fabio @iamfabioteles get ready for a yacht party

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by Anonymousreply 134May 24, 2023 11:37 AM

And another one. Norway is big on them.

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by Anonymousreply 135June 13, 2023 2:28 PM

R24! I had begun to think no one was familiar with Chéri but me!

That movie taught me that, yes, a man can wear pearls but only when he is languid, worldly, and moves in circles of debauched people who are only peripherally interested in anything other than 1) money; and 2) themselves.

And the man, preferably a youth, MUST be good looking. Without that, there is no point at all. The pearls will effortlessly defeat you the instant the clasp is closed.

by Anonymousreply 136June 13, 2023 3:03 PM

R20, thanks for the link.

The article states that wearing jewelry by men fell out of fashion after the Restoration, which aligns with what many historians and scholars of gender and sexuality argue...that is, around 1700 we begin to see the emergence of heterosexuality and homosexuality, and modern conventions of masculinity and femininity. You could argue as well that those conventions are shifting once more.

by Anonymousreply 137June 13, 2023 4:11 PM

Why did I let my sister-in-law have Mother's pearls? Woe is me.

by Anonymousreply 138June 13, 2023 4:21 PM

Is that guy watching R135 his dad? If so his dad still looks like a c hild.

by Anonymousreply 139June 14, 2023 4:19 AM

Pearls are for sophisticated, eloquent ladies.

by Anonymousreply 140June 14, 2023 6:43 AM

I've had several dozen pearl necklaces in the last two or three weeks while I wasn't able to post here.

by Anonymousreply 141June 15, 2023 11:46 PM

Tbh pearls like like shit in general.

by Anonymousreply 142June 16, 2023 12:09 AM

R44 Men can do whatever they like... good on you. Funny that this thread popped up after I watched an older Hasan Piker podcast of him remonstrating a gay friend of his to return the pearls he loaned him... then he had to clarify "the black ones"... he sports both at times, and it's hilarious he was fine with his mate not returning the others. I think jewellery is completely different with younger folk. Much more freedom, gay or straight.

I inherited a pair of pearl and diamond cufflinks, which were re-worked from some relative's jewellery box... I gave them to a lady friend at university. She had a Stevie Nicks style: loved leather and lace, pearls and peasant skirts. She had a penchant for tailored men's white shirts with french cuffs. She wore them at my dad's memorial service, and I almost cried when she told me they're still her "favourite things" some thirty-five years later.

I'm not one for jewellery on blokes, but I appreciate vintage beads as a young man's necklace...especially those small glass Japanese beads. Keep rockin' what you love mate!

by Anonymousreply 143June 16, 2023 12:58 AM

Pearls are so versatile

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by Anonymousreply 144June 16, 2023 7:37 AM

R143: thanks for sharing

It’s good to see straight guys like Hasan rocking pearls

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by Anonymousreply 145June 16, 2023 7:41 AM

The sky was blue that day

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by Anonymousreply 146June 18, 2023 5:54 AM

OP Only when Ward is talking to The Beaver

by Anonymousreply 147June 18, 2023 6:16 AM

Pretty pearls

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by Anonymousreply 148June 21, 2023 7:23 AM

Pearls are versatile

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by Anonymousreply 149June 21, 2023 7:24 AM

Straight boys are rocking pearls too

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