South Sea Pearls

fine jewelry

  • Colour in cultured pearls has many causes

    Colour in cultured pearls has many causes, namely organic pigments and the water reservoir where the pearl shell is grown (sea water or freshwater) that has different manganese (Mn) concentrations with impact on nacre's colours. The mollusc species is, of course, one of the most important factors...
  • What do you know about Pearls history?

    During Christopher Columbus’s third (1498) and fourth (1502) voyages to the New World, he repeatedly encountered native people adorned with natural pearls. 
  • World's oldest pearl discovered near Abu Dhabi

    The 8,000-year-old pearl was found during excavations at Marawah Island which also revealed the earliest architecture in the UAE.