Freshwater pearls

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Three Pearl Jewellery Sets for Brides
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    Three Pearl Jewellery Sets for Brides

    At Winterson we offer three pearl jewellery sets for brides that will be perfect for wearing with most bridal outfits on your special day. One of th...

  • Choosing A Freshwater Pearl Necklace
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    Choosing A Freshwater Pearl Necklace

    With there being so many varieties and types of freshwater pearls available today, if you are thinking of choosing a freshwater pearl necklace, ther...

  • 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...

  • Pink Pearls, Glamour and Lipstick
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    Pink Pearls, Glamour and Lipstick

    Eternally feminine, the colour pink represents love, prettiness, cuteness and old-school glamour. Midway between the colour red and the purple hues...

  • Small is Beautiful - What are Seed Pearls?
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    Small is Beautiful - What are Seed Pearls?

    The use of seed pearls in fine jewellery throughout the latter part of the 19th century was immensely popular. Elaborately decorated brooches, tiara...

  • What are Coin Pearls and how are these flat pearls made?
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    What are Coin Pearls and how are these flat pearls made?

    Coin pearls are pretty flat-shaped cultured pearls that can be worn casually during the day and add a touch of individual glamour to the evening. S...

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