One of the most important characters from the Steven Universe series is the Crystal Gem, Pearl. She is thousands of years old and became the trainer of Steven of how to function as a Crystal Gem. Pearl has changed immensely since she first appeared on the show and had become more confident mentally and gained strength physically. She grew from an innocent new Crystal Gem on Earth into a leader of the rebellion against the Gem Homeworld.
Pearl’s outfit has changed over the years, but the current Pearl is seen wearing peach colored hair, a Tiffany Blue Sleeveless Tank Top with a Yellow Star, Yellow Spandex Shorts, a Tiffany Blue Ribbon to match the shirt, and Ballet Flat Shoes with Light Petal Pink Socks to match her hair color. Her constant Pearl gem on her forehead is similar to the Large Oval Pearl Cabochon, and she can always be seen carrying her Kirito Turquoise Sword.
Pearl has costume options from her earlier days that you can make in your way. This guide is the easiest way for you to recreate her most current style. With a few items for you to find that you may not already own, you can have Pearl’s look ready for a cosplay convention in no time! Let’s start with the basics.
Pearl has short hair that is a peachy color, so you will want to grab some temporary hair color to match hers. For her outfit, you’ll want a Tiffany Blue sleeveless shirt and a matching ribbon to tie around your waist. An easy item to find is a pair of yellow Spandex shorts that are available almost anywhere if you don’t already have some! Add light pink knee high socks, to match your hair color and Tiffany blue colored ballet flats. Pearl has her signature items that you can’t leave out—the iron-on star to match her shirt, an oval pearl gem to place on your forehead with body adhesive, and Pearl’s spear. Take a look at the picture gallery of other fans who cosplayed Pearl’s look!
Pearl is one of the last surviving Gems who decided to make the bold move of joining with the Crystal Gems. Pearl and the other Crystal Gems are set out to fight against the Gem Homeworld in the rebellion. Pearl is a protecting of Earth and eventually becomes the trainer of Steven Universe for him to learn all about the Gems and how to use his powers.
Pearl is a beautiful Gem with icy blue skin and peachy pink hair—but she has self-esteem issues that are evident to her personality. She’s unsure of herself much of the time but will do whatever it takes to protect her precious Crystal Gems and Earth. As much as she loves Earth and the humans residing there, she hasn’t quite learned basic human characteristics like joking and games. She’s still learning how to adapt to this new world with Steven Universe and the other Crystal Gems.