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Introduction to cultured pearls

In the catalog of our website, you will find an introduction to our different cultured pearls. You will find in each article: the history, the origins, the benefits, and learn how to take care of your pearls. We hope this will help you!

  • The history and secrets of the Tahitian pearl
    The history and secrets of the Tahitian pearl
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    One of nature's best known treasures, Tahitian pearls are a popular component of jewellery. They are known for their distinctive qualities and beautiful colours. The coral polyps that live in the waters around Tahiti secrete substances to create the pearl. The oyster creates a pearl by enveloping it in layers of hard, iridescent mother-of-pearl. Most pearls are between three and six millimetres in diameter. However, rare Tahitian pearls have been known to reach 15 millimetres in diameter! The...

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  • Freshwater pearls: An introduction to the jewellery phenomenon
    Freshwater pearls: An introduction to the jewellery phenomenon
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    The freshwater pearl, a gemstone that has been cherished for centuries for its mystical beauty. This article explores the history of the freshwater pearl and its significance in today's world. Freshwater pearls have been used for centuries and have long been sought after for their mystical beauty. These natural gems are formed by freshwater oysters and come in a variety of colours. There are six different colours associated with freshwater pearls, from pink to green to lavender. The origins...

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  • History, origin and virtues of Akoya pearls: The most Luxurious pearls in the world
    History, origin and virtues of Akoya pearls: The most Luxurious pearls in the world
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    Akoya pearls are the most luxurious and expensive pearls in the world and have many virtues, including protection from evil spirits, longevity, beauty and wealth. For a person to own an Akoya pearl meant that he or she held a special place in society because of its rarity and beauty.

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  • South Sea pearls : Pearls with unparalleled colors
    South Sea pearls : Pearls with unparalleled colors
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    South Sea pearls, also known as Australian pearls for the light and golden ones, and Tahitian pearls for the darker ones. Australian pearls originate in the warm waters of Oceania and use the same cultivation process as saltwater pearls (Tahiti and Akoya). Despite their name, these pearls are produced from the south coast of China to the north of Australia, passing through Indochina and Indonesia. The pearl oyster that produces these pearls is called "Pinctada Maxima", which lives in the salt...

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