Cultured pearls

  • Interview with Melanie Georgacopoulos
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    Interview with Melanie Georgacopoulos

    Melanie Georgacopoulos is renowned for her work reinventing the pearl for a younger 21st century audience. Today’s renewed fascination with the g...

  • Introducing the Lief Collection to Winterson
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    Introducing the Lief Collection to Winterson

    This week we are delighted to launch a new collection of jewellery called Lief, which is also the old English word for "Beloved". The newly launched...

  • Three Pearl Trends For 2014
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    Three Pearl Trends For 2014

    The world of the cultured pearl is always changing, with each year bringing a new set of pearl trends to discover as pearl farmers adapt their produ...

  • A Peek at the Pearls of Carl Linnaeus
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    A Peek at the Pearls of Carl Linnaeus

    The world of pearls can hold many surprises, but it is not everyday that you have an opportunity to view a historic treasure secured safely beneath...

  • Pearls Exhibition at the V&A Museum
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    Pearls Exhibition at the V&A Museum

    With much excitement and anticipation, the Pearls exhibition at the V&A Museum opens later this month in London. PEARLS EXHIBITION AT THE V&...

  • Fascinated by Pearls: William Saville-Kent
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    Fascinated by Pearls: William Saville-Kent

    One of the most influential and unsung pioneers of the modern day cultured pearl industry was an Englishman called William Saville-Kent. Many popula...

  • What are Peacock Pearls?
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    What are Peacock Pearls?

    The very name itself - Peacock Pearls - conjures up an image of an iridescent, beautiful gem with a myriad of shimmering colours. Are these pearls...

  • What are the Best Pearls to Buy?
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    What are the Best Pearls to Buy?

    With a heritage of working with pearls for over 50 years, one of the most frequent questions that we are asked at Winterson is what are the best pea...

  • Blue Pearl Secrets of the Abalone Sea Snail
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    Blue Pearl Secrets of the Abalone Sea Snail

    Abalones are large sea snails with a secret. Brown and grey on the outside, and covered in seaweed, they hide a world of iridescent blue pearl colo...

  • Measuring and Choosing a Pearl Size
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    Measuring and Choosing a Pearl Size

    One important factor in designing pearl jewellery is the size of the pearl itself. Pearl size can have an immediate impact on the aesthetic look of...

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