Pearl had to belong to somebody at some point on Homeworld. As Peridot told Steven, pearls are made-to-order servants. Somebody specifically ordered a pearl, our Pearl. It doesn't seem like Rose was her owner, even though Pearl definitely displayed traits from her servant days toward the quartz gem. We saw that at least two of the Diamonds had pearls as servants, so perhaps pearl belonged to a Diamond. Do you think we've seen Pearl's original owner already, either as a fully revealed character or as one we've only seen pictures of or heard about? Check out the article below and come to your own conclusion.