Pearls of Wisdom: Beautiful Quotes on Style

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From provocative to inspiring, here are five memorable quotes from the world's most iconic jewelry designers of all time.

Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.
— Coco Chanel, “Chanel” by Jean Leymarie

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. — Coco Chanel, “The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman” by Karen Karbo

I try to make everything look as if it were growing, uneven, at random, organic, in motion.
— Jean Schlumberger, The New York Times

Color is to the eye what music is to the ear.
– Louis Tiffany, “The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany” by Doubleday

To be lucky, you must believe in luck.
– Jacques Arpels, Van Cleef & Arpels

I would like to adorn the necks of all the women of the world with pearls.
– Kokichi Mikimoto

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