Natural pearls

  • A Historic Pearl Gift for a New Owner?
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    A Historic Pearl Gift for a New Owner?

    Tonight in New York, a historic pearl gift will find a new owner during the first live auction of Legendary Jewels from the Collection of Elizabeth...

  • The Ultimate in Bridal Accessories ?
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    The Ultimate in Bridal Accessories ?

    A truly stunning 19th century natural pearl and diamond tiara comes to auction next month at Christie's, in London, with an estimated price of £1-1...

  • Diving for Pearls
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    Diving for Pearls

    The industry of diving for pearls largely disappeared with the invention of a method for producing a cultured pearl in the early 20th century. Altho...

  • Five Questions To Ask When Buying Pearl Jewellery
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    Five Questions To Ask When Buying Pearl Jewellery

    Pearl jewellery can be found in a wide range of designs, qualities, and prices. When buying pearls, retail and online shoppers can find pearl neckla...

  • Natural Pearls
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    Natural Pearls

    If you hear a pearl described as real or natural, remember that there is a significant difference in meaning. A natural pearl is a real pearl formed...

  • How to tell Real Pearls from an Imitation Pearl
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    How to tell Real Pearls from an Imitation Pearl

    Is there an obvious difference between real and fake pearls ? Here are a few tips on how to tell real pearls from an imitation pearl. It is often sa...

  • The Cartier Necklace And Mrs Plant
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    The Cartier Necklace And Mrs Plant

    In 1917 enthusiastic New-Yorkers gawped at a double string necklace of natural pearls valued at $1 million, and said to be the finest in the Western...

  • How Are Pearls Formed
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    How Are Pearls Formed

    A natural pearl might start with an itch, although most pearl experts now agree that the 'grain of sand' is nor more than a myth. When a small seed...

  • Girl with a Pearl Earring
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    Girl with a Pearl Earring

    The pearl really is one of nature’s true wonders. The reflections of light from thin translucent layers beneath a pearl’s surface create a serie...

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