Mothers Aniversary gift

by Emma lloyd
(Windsor, UK)

My parents lived in Kuwait for a number of years and for their last anniversary there my father bought her a wonderful gift.


My mother is a very vivacious lady and she and my father made friends with a gem and pearl dealer in Kuwait City. My father and he spent several months matching a 16" strand of almost perfectly round, natural gulf pearls, they are white with a very slight blush pink, about 1 cm in diameter and every group of five is split with an 18c gold spacer, they are simply the most beautiful pearls I have ever seen.

Some years later, for their pearl anniversary my father went to Harrods to match a bracelet for her, it took months and close to £1000 but he got a fairly good match, they aren't gulf pearls but about as close as we'll get without going back to Kuwait, Sadly i don't have a photo on me (I'm at work shhhh)but they are truly beautiful and as my sister doesn't like pearls one day they will be mine.

Comments for Mothers Aniversary gift

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Feb 23, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Wish you had a photo
by: Kari

Hi, Wow, what a treasure...a necklace of round 1cm Basra pearls from the Persian Gulf. It would be very valuable especially with a pinkish blush to them. Please send over a photo when you get time to get one. Lucky to you inherit them someday!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Favorite Pearl Jewelry.