While looking a gift horse in the mouth may turn a party into an etiquette lesson, looking a gift basilisk in the eyes will turn the birthday girl to stone. Give a curse-free gift to a loved one or yourself with today's Groupon: for $130, you get a 72-inch black pearl necklace at Wyatt Austin Jewelers in Schaumburg (a $260 value).
Wyatt Austin Jewelers hosts a team of expert designers and gemologists that helps accessorize humans with elegant custom jewelry, special gifts, and cutting-edge jewelry repairs. Add class to any outfit or mascot uniform with a string of 8- to 8.5-milimeter black freshwater pearls, which stretches 72 inches in length. The strand exudes refinement in various forms; feel free to string it a few times around the neck to create a layered necklace, wear it around the wrist as a chunky bracelet, or use its natural shimmer as fishing line to angle feral film noir actresses.