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Pearl farming interest grows 
THERE is a widespread interest in Fiji in both privately-owned and public-operated pearl farming activities as well as enhancement and propagation efforts …

Local Rhode Island Fisherman Find Quahog Pearl 
BRISTOL, RI- A local fisherman may have found a hidden treasure while eating a raw quahog, found in Bristol. After biting down, he thought he chipped a …

Found 150 Pearls inside a Dozen Seashells  
Found 150 Pearls inside a Dozen Seashells The 2014 Norwegian summer has blown all records and is ranked the hottest in decades with the result of abnormal …

Art nouveau jewelry and pearls 
There is a book called Art Nouveau Jewelry written by Vivienne Becker that is full of illustrations of the jewelry of that period. The extensive use …

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Tears of the Moon - Pearl Farm Photo Book GIVE AWAY!!! To celebrate reaching 3,000 fans on FaceBook, I'm giving one of Robert's wonderful new pearl …

Largest Natural Abalone Pearl - 718 carats 
Largest Natural Abalone Pearl Largest natural abalone pearl - Abalone "horn" pearl set world record MENDOCINO, Calif., USA--During his annual diving …

Nose clip worn by a Gulf pearl diver 
Nose clip worn by a Gulf pearl diver On the rolling deck of a dhow in the summer of 1964, an unknown pearl diver plucked this tiny scrap of wood off …

Bahrain Pearling Expedition 
New dhows to lead Bahrain pearling expedition. TWO newly-built dhows are set to lead an annual expedition that aims to keep Bahrain's pearl diving …

13mm Conch Pearl for sale at Bonham's Auction 
13mm Conch Pearl for sale at Bonham's Auction Natural History, 12 Dec 2010 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles Lot No: 1494Y Fine Conch Pearl …

Natural Pearls at Auction at Bonhams 
Natural Pearls at Auction at Bonhams A very rare diamond and natural pearl bow brooch by Cartier, circa 1960 is a further highlight of the sale, estimated …

Basra Pearls 
Basra Pearls As you know Hyderabad is famously and rightly known as the “City of Pearls”, and the city has a number of reputed pearl dealers/jewellers …

Ama Pearl Divers 
Ama Pearl Divers of Japan THE elderly women sit in a semicircle by a smouldering fire, warming up after diving for shellfish delicacies in the cool …

Quahog Pearls Amongst the Rarest of Gemstones 
Quahog pearls are amongst the rarest of gemstones but in fact, they are technically not pearls – they can still be very beautiful nevertheless, and they …

Palawan Princess - 5 Pound Pearl - Up for Auction 
Rare and Immense Natural Non-Nacreous Pearl—“The Palawan Princess” Bonhams Natural History Auction Sunday, 1PM, December 6, 2009 in Los Angeles …

Pearls Sold at Auctions 
An unidentified buyer bought the famous Indian pearl Baroda carpet, which is regarded as an Indian national heritage, for 5.48 million U.S. dollars at …

Bahrain Pearl News 
Ali Safar (director) & Kari at Bahrain Pearl Lab The new specialised centre is ranked among the best of its kind, Industry and Commerce Minister …

Pearl Collections & Exhibitions 
"The Al Fardan pearl collection from Qatar . . . " Ahhhhhhh. From the time I arrived in Doha, I have heard whispers about the legendary Al Fardan pearl …

34-kilogram pearl breaks Guinness world record - Largest natural pearl 
Puerto Princesa City, Philippines -- A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found a giant pearl measuring 30 cm wide (1ft), 67 cm long (2.2ft) …

Freshwater Fossil Pearls from the Nihewan Basin in China 
Fossil blister pearls attached to the shells of an Anodonta mollusk from China, early Early Pleistocene, are reported here for the first time. The pearls …

Book: Last Pearl Fisher of Scotland by Julia Stewart 
WHEN one of Barack Obama’s favourite writers unearthed a tiny pearl while scuba diving off Bahrain, she had no idea such a special jewel could once have …

Women Harvest Half-Pearls In Fiji 
THE Ministry of Fisheries in collaboration with the University of the Sunshine Coast has for the past few years carried out pearl oyster research around …

Biggest Pearl in the World Uncovered: ‘Mother of all pearls’ 
A massive 34kg pearl has been uncovered and could be the largest ever found in the world, measuring in at a staggering five times larger than any previous …

Bangladesh Govt to introduce commercial farming of pearl across country 
The government’s dream of earning foreign currency through exporting pearl is going to be true as it has initiated a process of introducing large-scale …

Kuwaiti Young Men Dive for Pearls 
KUWAIT: Participants in the 28th annual expedition to commemorate the anniversary of diving continued to dive at Al-Khairan yesterday. Participants are …

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Large Natural Fossil Blister Pearls - article by GIA 
Fossil pearls, first mentioned in 1723 in John Woodward’s “An essay towards a natural history of the earth and terrestrial bodies,” were described in greater …

Gulf Pearls Take Center Stage 
At Alfardan Jewellery, Mr Hussein Alfardan remains a pre-eminent world authority on Gulf pearls and a renowned collector respected for his expertise. At …

Pearl Divers' Diet - Dates, Fish, Rice 'Al-Machla' 
KUWAIT: After leaving their loved ones behind, Kuwaiti pearl divers and sailors set on a brave voyage into the vast wide ocean, sustaining themselves mentally …

Ancient Opalised Pearls Found in Australia 
The world's first recorded opalised pearls, relics of creatures in an ancient inland sea dating back 65 million years, have been unearthed by two miners …

Spanish Royal Pearl Necklace 
Christies auction house presented a rare 19th century natural coloured pearl necklace at its Important Jewels auction on December 2 2015. Demand for …

Two Pearls Found in One Oyster at La Poissonnerie Fishmongers 
WHEN Caroline Costello heard a crunch while eating an oyster, she feared the worst. She immediately spat it out, expecting to see half a molar on her …

Rare Gray Natural Pearl Necklace Sells for $5.27 Million 
HONG KONG - A rare grey pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat sold for HK$41 million ($5.27 million) in Hong Kong on Wednesday, auctioneers …

Imperial Portrait with Pearls Sells for $17Million 
HONG KONG, Oct 8, 2015 — After 20 minutes of intense bidding an anonymous buyer purchased an imperial portrait of Chinese Emperor Qianlong's favourite …

2 Quahog Pearls Found in One Shell 
BOURNE — The tiny littleneck clam with a dented shell hid more than just a little surprise. Lindsey McGrath was shellfishing with her mother, …

Cowdray Pearls - Exceptional says SSEF 
It has been said there is no finer collection of pearls in existence. No surprise then, that Middle East collectors are expected to be among bidders for …

10 Pearls Found in One Oyster 
Ten pearls in one oyster have been found by a specialist fish shop in Yerseke in Zeeland. Oysters do occasionally make two pearls, but ten in one shell …

Culturing Pen Pearls in USA? 
"There are thousands of them out there," Gamel said. "I kind of got curious about the pen shells. I read more about them because all I knew was they were …

Cultured Pearls in Unusual Designs 
The freshwater mussel pearl production techniques are no more to be a secret to the farmers in Wayanad as a farmer at Pulpally has scripted a success saga …

Natural Pearls from Galleon to be Sold at Auction 
Part of the treasure of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha, which sank off the Florida coast in 1622 after sailing into a powerful hurricane, …

Pearls with Audible Messages 
The product is made by Galatea: Jewelry by Artist, a company based in California, and the pearls sell for about $350 and up, Vondrell said. “This is …

Lost Pearl Brooch Recreated 
What was lost hasn't necessarily been found, but re-created in all of its dazzling purple, white and gold glory. The replica amethyst, pearl and gold …

Natural Spondylus (Thorny Oyster) Pearls 
Non-nacreous conch, clam, Melo melo, Cassis, and scallop pearls are often submitted to GIA for identification. Four non-nacreous pearls, weighing 5.72 …

UAE Pearling Days Go Back 7,000 Years 
DALMA ISLAND // It is commonly thought that the roots of the UAE’s pearling heritage date back to the 19th century. But archaeologists working on Dalma …

Natural USA Pearl Brooch Recreated 
What was lost hasn't necessarily been found, but re-created in all of its dazzling purple, white and gold glory.Famed Norway naturalist George Howe collects …

2,000 Year Old Pearl Found in Australia 
A team of Australian archaeologists have uncovered a rare 2,000-year-old natural sea pearl, which they claim to be the first ever natural sea pearl found …

Pearl Diving Classes 
Dubai: Retired Emirati naval officer and experienced diver has made passing on tradition to young Emiratis his life’s mission. Ali was eight years old …

Digital Pearls - Talking Pearls! 
Jewelry brand Galatea: Jewelry by Artist unveiled its near field communication (NFC) empowered Momento Pearl™, defining it as the first cultured pearl …

Pearl brooch, likely from Russian crown jewels, sold in N.J. 
Pearl brooch, likely from Russian crown jewels, sold in N.J. The world's largest known near-round, natural saltwater pearl has sold at a Rago Arts …

Rare Quahog Pearl Found in VA 
NASSAWADOX, Va. -- A Virginia Beach woman is happy as a clam after finding a rare 4 1/2-carat lavender pearl in a littleneck purchased at the Great Machipongo …

Black Pearl Seizure in French Polynesia 
Customs authorities in French Polynesia have made a record seizure of black pearls, suspected of being used in the financing of drug deals. On Friday …

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Pearl Fishers of Arabia 
When you think of Arabia today, you think of oil, and unimaginable wealth. But less than a century ago, oil had yet to be discovered. The region was poor …

Pearling Sea Music from Qatar 
Sea music from Qatar Group led by: Ali Saeed Al Mari and Khalid Jaher from Qatar Fidjeri (Arabic: الفجيري; sometimes spelled fijri or fidjeri) …

Natural Pearls Sell Far Above Estimates at Bonhams 
Bonhams fine jewelry sale in London achieved $6.7 million (GBP 4.2 million) with natural pearls experiencing impressive prices. Seventy-five pearls, fastened …

UAE jumps back into pearl diving 
UAE jumps back into pearl diving "Heritage is our foundation," said Ali Saqr al-Suweidi, pulling a red handkerchief out of his pocket to reveal a small …

Early years in pearling were magical 
Early years in pearling were magical. PATRICIA Kailis remembers getting her first string of pearls from her parents for her 21st birthday, long before …

‘Pearls’ exhibition opens in Brazil  
The exhibition, being held at the Museu de Arte Brasileira (Brazilian Museum of Art), runs until September 28 On display are over 200 pieces of jewellery …

Young pearl divers return after three days in sea 
DOHA: The first El Meyna traditional pearl diving competition for children ends today with the traditional Al Qafal arrival ceremony for the young pearl …

$1.1m grant for pearl perfume 
A Perth-based luxury goods company has been given a $1.1 million grant to commercialise the world's first perfume made from pearls. Essential Oils of …

Cutting edge science used to ID natural pearls 
Pearl dealers are turning to cutting edge science to help them distinguish between cultured pearls and the natural kind. Natural pearls continue to fetch …

Determining Natural vs Cultured Pearls 
Determining Natural vs Cultured Pearls Laurent Cartier, project manager at the Swiss Gemological institute in Basel (SSF), describes how technology …

33+ carat Natural Pearl Sells for Nearly One Million British Pounds 
33+ carat Natural Pearl Sells for Nearly One Million British Pounds An unsuspecting anonymous woman was given earrings as a gift by husband …

Pair of Natural Drop Shaped Brownish Gray Pearls Sell for $3.3 Million 
A pair of rare and exceptional natural pearls suspended from a platinum, silver and diamond brooch sold for $3.3 million today at Doyle New York. Shattering …

33 Carat Natural Round Pearl Up for Auction 
33 Carat Natural Round Pearl Up for Auction British auction house Woolley & Wallis has denied media reports that it’s about to sell the world’s largest …

Pearling History of UAE 
Far from being just an artefact of heritage, the UAE’s pearling legacy presents a case study in the history of interconnectedness and ‘globalisation’ …

Natural Pearl Decorated Dhow 
A dhow made of gold, diamonds and natural pearls at the Abida Jeweller’s stall at Alfardan Jewellery pavilion at Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition. …

What Does A Pearl Smell Like? 
What Does A Pearl Smell Like? I haven’t a clue but one of the few men who knows — Atlas Pearls and Perfumes chief executive Steve Birkbeck — claims …

World's Most Expensive Pearl Necklace 
World's Most Expensive Pearl Necklace Alain Boucheron wrote in his biography of the house of Boucheron, The Master Jewelers: “The flamboyant Maharajah... …

42 pearls extracted from Chinese man's body 
Chinese doctors in Changsha have removed 42 pearls from the body of a 61 year old man Zou Feng, of Hunan province . Doctors removed pearls from his …

New Indonesian Pearl Auction House 
Mataram (ANTARA News) - Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Sharif Cicip Sutarjo inaugurated the new House of Indonesian Pearls (RMI) on Lombok Island, …

Tennessee Pearls Featured in Paris in 1900 
The September 2, 1903, Chronicle carried this note on page 1, “Enormous Pearl Found.” Hugh Evans, of Clinton, found a pearl in the Clinch River last week …

Genetic fingerprinting of pearls 
For the first time, a group of researchers has succeeded in isolating DNA from pearls and used their genetic material to identify the specific species …

Seven arrested with elephant pearls  
Sri Lanka - The Crime Investigation Unit of the Kurunegala police arrested seven suspects along with the three-wheeler that they had traveled on, in an …

Pearls of Great Price - Painting 
Matthew 13:45-46 The Parable of the Pearl of Great Price 45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls, 46 who, when …

Bahrain's Pearl Road as a Unesco World Heritage Site 
INTERNATIONAL recognition of Bahrain's Pearl Road as a Unesco World Heritage Site is a source of pride for all Bahrainis. It signifies the value of …

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The Mary Tudor Pearl Unveiled 
The Mary Tudor Pearl Unveiled This year, jewellery exhibitor Symbolic & Chase will be showcasing an extraordinary jewel from European Royal history– …

Chile - Culturing Abalone Pearls 
Chile - Culturing Abalone Pearls Since January a team of scientists from the Faculty of Marine Resources of the University of Antofagasta (UA) has been …

Clients Urged to Buy Natural Pearls 
David Warren, international director of jewellery at Christie’s, has been urging his clients to buy natural pearls for decades. Natural pearls are …

Natural Pearls Sell High at Christie's 
$1.6 Million Natural Pearl Necklace Sold at Christies It was natural pearls that stole the show at Christie’s London Important Jewels auction held …

UAE to Sell Cultured Pearls on Open Market 
UAE to Sell Cultured Pearls on Open Market Several bags of tiny misshapen pearls, or baroque in pearling parlance, which are known as keshis, are also …

$4+ Million Pearl Necklace 
$4.7 Million Pearl Necklace One figure, however, stands out among the rest. “The day before the wedding,” Fitzgerald writes of Tom, “he bought her a …

"Pearl" Watercolor Painting 
In "Pearl," an oyster shucker in Urbanna, Va., stands before her work wearing a pearl necklace. Between her bold smile and her fancy necklace, you sense …

High Price for Natural Pearl Necklace in UK 
High Price for Natural Pearl Necklace in UK Forget diamonds...pearls will be one lucky girl’s best friend after a mystery buyer splashed out a cool …

A pearl success story 
n the early 1900s, the pearl market in Hyderabad would open after the arrival of a particular gentleman and shut for the day only after he left. The illustrious …

Powhatan's Chain of Pearls 
Will Powhatan's chain of pearls be found at Jamestown? Straube shows me a small brass rendering of an Indian's face. The colonists gave it to Chief …

'Splendour and Science of Pearls' 
Pearls, symbols of wealth and status for thousands of years and among the best-loved gems of all time, are the focus of a new book published by the Gemological …

Japan & Bahrain to Research Persian Gulf Oysters 
Japan and Bahrain will jointly study pearl oysters in the Persian Gulf in a bid to revive the region’s pearl tradition, which has not thrived since the …

How Pearls Form into Perfect Spheres 
“Pearls, the most flawless and highly prized of them, are perhaps the most perfectly spherical macroscopic bodies in the biological world. How are they …

More than 6,600 Venezuelan Pearls Found in Spanish Shipwreck 
More than 6,600 Venezuelan Pearls Found in Spanish Shipwreck More unusually, the site features more than 6,600 pearls being exported to Europe from …

Japan & Bahrain to Boost Natural Pearls 
Japan & Bahrain to Boost Natural Pearls Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, the investment arm of the Kingdom of Bahrain, signed a Memorandum of Understanding …

The Great Pearl Heist of 1913 
In 1913, a criminal mastermind engineered the theft of the world’s most expensive strand of pearls — a prize worth around $18 million in today’s dollars. …

Marilyn Monroe Wearing Mikimoto Pearls 
Marilyn Monroe may have sung that “diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” but one of her nicest—and most sentimental—pieces of jewelry was actually a simple …

Pearls before Breakfast 
Pearls before Breakfast - this has absolutely nothing to do with real pearls, but the story is so fascinating I'm including it here. How often do we miss …

Veil of Pearls by MaryLu Tyndall 
Veil of Pearls by MaryLu Tyndall Prolific author MaryLu Tyndall is well known for writing romantic adventures set in the age of pirates. In Veil of …

Veil of Pearls by MaryLu Tyndall 
Veil of Pearls by MaryLu Tyndall Prolific author MaryLu Tyndall is well known for writing romantic adventures set in the age of pirates. In Veil of …

Pearl Encrusted Dress by Mikimoto 
Pearl Encrusted Wedding Dress by Mikimoto By MINORU MATSUTANI Staff writer Major jeweler Mikimoto & Co. displayed a wedding dress Friday inlaid …

Natural Pearl Jewelry in Lake City, Minnesota 
Did you know you can buy natural pearl jewelry in Lake City, Minnesota? It’s fascinating to hear about clammers who once harvested freshwater clams …

Last of Queensland's Pearl Farmers  
Pearler of a job draws to close for the last of Queensland's pearl farmers. Fishing for... J.m. Ashton Buy This at Allposters.com …

Pearl Diver's Death Causes Alarm in Australia 
Pearl Diver's Death Causes Alarm in Australia Australia's biggest pearl producer was warned it would have a serious workplace accident or fatality only …

Scary Dive for Pearls 
As a preteen, Robert Brown took a scary dive for pearls in his grandfather's lake. “You would be shocked to learn how fast you can make it to the bottom …

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Tahitian black pearl's anti-ageing properties 
Tahitian black pearl's anti-ageing properties FOR centuries, Asians have used pearl powder to rejuvenate their appearance. The finely milled powder …

2012 INTERNATIONAL PEARL DESIGN COMPETITION 
2012 INTERNATIONAL PEARL DESIGN COMPETITION 2012 INTERNATIONAL PEARL DESIGN COMPETITION Dazzle us with your design accepting submissions between …

Oldest Pearl Found in UAE 
Oldest Pearl Found in UAE Dubai, June 10 (ANI): The oldest pearl in history which dates back to the Neolithic age - some 7,500 years old - has been …

A single-strand natural pearl necklace with diamond-set clasp 
A single-strand natural pearl necklace with diamond-set clasp for sale at Bonhams. The row of graduated 5.0-8.0mm pearls, to a cushion-shaped diamond-set …

Single-strand Natural Pearl Necklace with Diamond Clasp at Bonhams 
A single-strand pearl necklace with diamond clasp The slightly graduated row of 3.2-4.5mm pearls, to a geometric single-cut diamond clasp, length 56.0cm …

A single strand graduated mostly natural pearls necklace at Bonhams 
A single strand graduated pearl necklace Comprising 92 natural pearls and three cultured pearls, to a three stone sapphire and diamond clasp, largest …

A natural pearl and diamond necklace for sale at Bonhams 
A natural pearl and diamond necklace comprising three rows of seventy-nine, seventy-nine and eighty-one graduated round to semi-baroque natural pearls, …

A belle époque natural pearl and diamond necklace for sale at Bonhams 
A belle époque natural pearl and diamond necklace, Theodore B. Starr, 1912 comprising eighty-one graduated round pearls, measuring approximately 7.2 to …

Conch Pearl Necklace of 3 Strands for sale at Bonhams Auction 
Conch Pearl of 3 Strands for sale at Bonhams Auction comprising three strands of forty-four, forty-seven and forty-nine graduated conch pearls, measuring …

Natural Baroque Pearl Weighing 60 carats Collection of Valda Virginia Vaughn Scott 
Natural Baroque Pearl Weighing 60 carats Collection of Valda Virginia Vaughn Scott DUBAI, April 21, 2011 - One of the largest drop-shaped natural pearls …

Cowdray Pearls Rare Natural Grey Pearl Necklace up for Auction 
Cowdray Pearls Rare Natural Grey Pearl Necklace up for Auction LONDON.- Christie’s London sale of Important Jewels on Wednesday 13 June 2012 comprises …

Imperial Portrait of Consort Chunhui Wearing Natural Pearls up for Auction 
Imperial Portrait of Consort Chunhui up for Auction (I'm including this as a news item because of the significant natural pearls that Consort Chunhui …

Persian Gulf Pearl Diving Photo Book 
Persian Gulf Pearl Diving Photo Book In 1964, Bahraini photographer Abdulla Mohammad Alkhan embarked on a four-day voyage with around 30 pearl divers. …

Salisbury Natural Pearl Earrings Sell for £1.4m 
Salisbury Natural Pearl Earrings Sell for £1.4m In addition to confirming that both were natural saltwater pearls weighing 34.508cts (138.03 grains) …

Exceptional Natural Pearl Earrings up for Auction 
Exceptional Natural Pearl Earrings up for Auction This pair of pearl earrings were considered too garish for their owner so she locked them in a drawer …

"Pearl Fishers" Opera Coming to Detroit 
"Pearl Fishers" Opera Coming to Detroit Bizet's exotic masterpiece "The Pearl Fishers" came to MOT dressed to kill with sets to match and a starry …

Natural Pearls Sell Above Estimates 
Natural Pearls Sell Above Estimates In addition to large diamonds, which always do well in this environment, sapphires were very popular as well as …

Pearls from the Gulf found in Sunken Treasure Ship 
Pearls from the Gulf found in Sunken Treasure Ship The treasure shows objects being traded between the Far and Middle East, including carved rock and …

Natural Pearl Tiara up for Auction 
Natural Pearl Tiara up for Auction Following the record for a tiara established by Sotheby’s Geneva last May1, the forthcoming auction will include …

San Antonio’s ‘Pearl Rush’ 
The only items you might find in today’s San Antonio River are garbage, maybe some fish, and if you’re close to the River Walk: silverware, the occasional …

'Divine miracle' pearl 
'Divine miracle' pearl An exotic pearl, described as a “divine miracle” piece, is on show on Ras Al Khaimah and owners believe it is one of the rarest …

Civil War Submarine Used to Harvest Pearls in Panama 
Civil War Submarine Used to Harvest Pearls The submarine was incomplete at war’s end. The Navy, unenthusiastic about the boat during the war, decided …

Pearl Business Bright for Qatar 
Pearl Business Bright for Qatar The business of pearls in the region, particularly in Qatar, is bound to record remarkable growth in coming years, says …

Dress of Pearls and Needlepoint - Paris Fashion  
Dress of Pearls and Needlepoint - Paris Fashion Why do so many collections feature jewel-laden, fur-bearing, gold-gilded, paparazzi-rousing clothes? …

Experience an ancient Gulf tradition on a pearl dive off the Dubai coast 
Experience an ancient Gulf tradition on a pearl dive off the Dubai coast. Throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, the world's finest pearls were …

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Pearl Fishing History of Mannar 
Pearl fishing history of Mannar Mannar District has been famous for pearl fishing since the early part of the 19th Century. Richard Boyle (2001) writing …

Culturing Conch Pearls Successful  
The queen conch could prove to be a real jewel for Florida Atlantic University. The plan: to use the marine animal to produce cultured pearls, and potentially …

Kenneth Scarratt to Discuss Pearls at GIA GemFest Basel 
Kenneth Scarratt to Discuss Pearls at GIA GemFest Basel Kenneth Scarratt, managing director of Southeast Asia and director of the laboratory in Bangkok, …

Eye Miniatures with Pearls on Display in Birmingham, AL 
Eye Miniatures with Pearls on Display in Birmingham, AL A hundred eyes, hand-painted and surrounded by pearls, gold and precious gemstones, will be …

Dubai to offer pearl diving experience 
Dubai to offer pearl diving experience. Jumeirah Group , the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, is launching a traditional …

Queen Mary wearing La Peregrina 
One painting in the exhibit illustrates a historical mystery that stands a good chance of being true, but has never been conclusively proved. The 1554 …

Mikimoto Pearl Studded Gown 
Mikimoto Pearl Studded Gown worth almost $500,000! Not a dress world champion figure skater Miki Ando would wear on the ice. Worth …

Pearling Heritage 
Story of our pearling heritage... In a special ceremony marking Bahrain’s ascent to an artistic position of ‘Manama: Cultural Capital of the Arab World …

Pearls and the Making of the Arabian Gulf 
Pearls and the Making of the Arabian Gulf Dr Carter, an archaeologist who has worked in Gulf countries for over 20 years and is a senior lecturer at …

Bahrain Pearling Center 
Bahrain was known as “The Pearling Center” in the world, and it had benefited for decades from its pearling industry, which was the principal source of …

"The Cruel Sea" Kuwaiti Pearl Diving Film 
"The Cruel Sea" Kuwaiti Pearl Diving Film Kuwait however, surprised the world when a film by Khalid Al-Siddiq, “The Cruel Sea” – better known by its …

Pearls of the Arabian Sea 
Sharjah is the only emirate in the UAE that stretches along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman. Thanks to the 7th-century discovery of unusually pale …

New Pearl Museum Opens in UAE 
New Pearl Museum Opens in UAE "RAK, which was historically known before as Julfar, was the capital of pearl trading as evident from old documents by …

Pearls discovered in Algarve oysters 
Pearls discovered in Algarve oysters A group of Portuguese researchers has found pearls in oysters growing in various areas of the Algarve. The team …

Bidding on a Natural Pearl Necklace 
Bidding on a Natural Pearl Necklace Ron Dupuis, the auctioneer, begins the bidding for a pearl necklace at $1,800. The single strand comprises of 61 …

Pearl Scavenger Hunt  
Pearl Scavenger Hunt -- Here's a creative advertising idea! She and her husband had been shopping at HH Gregg in Anderson, and as they were leaving …

90-year-old pearls 
90-year-old pearls The day my grandmother Helen showed me a string of pearls I was surprised, since she knew my indifference to fancy and expensive …

Valuable Gem Bought at Second Hand Store 
‘The price of natural pearls has surged dramatically over the past few years,’ says Benjamin. ‘Modest, natural saltwater pearls can be worth £10,000 while …

"Girl in Pearls" Country Life magazine 
"Girl in Pearls" Country Life magazine But newly-wed Heidi Bourne has triumphantly got the last laugh. She has been chosen to grace the pages of the …

Miss Piggy in Pearls 
Miss Piggy in Pearls She's the karate-chopping diva who has ruled the Muppet roost for nearly 40 years, and now ahead of the opening of her latest movie, …

Do You Like Michelle Bachman's Pearls? 
Do You Like Michelle Bachmann's Pearls? We've talked about Rick Perry's jewelry overdose. Now it's time to turn our attention to Michele Bachmann. …

Pearl merchant's sieves 
Pearl merchant's sieves Gulf pearls have a language of their own. For them to reach the right price at market, it was first necessary to grade them …

Pearls Stolen from Craigslist Recovered 
Pearls Stolen from Craigslist Recovered "I got an email from them saying the money was there, that it would be released in three hours and that everything …

Pearl Fit for a Queen 
Pearl Fit for a Queen A PEARL grown amongst the crocs in the wilds of Escape River has found a new home in Buckingham Palace. The gem-grade pearl …

Coco Chanel Popular with College Aged 
Coco Chanel Popular with College Aged To don Chanel's quintessential little black dress now as she did in 1926, festooned in pearls and costume jewelry, …

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Pearl Wrap Treatment 
Pearl Wrap Treatment The award-winning Apuane Spa at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico, introduces two fabulous new body treatments, just in time …

CIBJO Pearl Commission Discusses Pearl Nomenclature  
CIBJO Pearl Commission Discusses Pearl Nomenclature In an extraordinary meeting of the CIBJO Pearl Commission held in Hong Kong this past September, …

"Pearl Ball" Popular Chinese Sport 
"Pearl Ball" Popular Chinese Sport Pearl ball is most akin to basketball except the net moves. Players hold rackets to defend against the ball while …

$15,000 Pearl Lost During Photo Shoot 
$15,000 Pearl Lost During Photo Shoot Whilst working on location for the new perl'eco by Atlas South Sea Pearls campaign, the Perth-raised, New York-based …

Abrolhos Islands, Australia, reveal pearls of opportunity 
Abrolhos Islands, Australia, reveal pearls of opportunity TRIAL tests into the viability of Akoya pearl industry have shown strong commercial potential …

How to Buy Black Pearls 
How to Buy Black Pearls BLACK PEARLS came on the European market around 1845 and were not highly esteemed right away. They got their first fashion boost …

Natural Pearl Jewels at Auction 
Natural pearl jewels at auction Among the selection of natural pearl jewels offered is a necklace of saltwater natural pearls boasting 16 matching button-shaped …

Arabian Gulf Pearl Diver 
Arabian Gulf Pearl Diver - The Old Man & the Sea His hands are hardened, pitted on the palm. On their back, dark bruising appears where his blood vessels …

Ama Pearl Diver Music - Sansyou 
Ama Pearl Diver Music - Sansyou Where did you first see the Fosco Maraini photography? The whole concept of the pearl diver, or the ama diver as …

Pearl Jewelry Industry Vocabulary  
Pearl Jewelry Industry Vocabulary cultured pearl - a pearl created in a pearl farm under controlled conditions; "more than 99% of all pearls sold …

Lombok, Indonesia - Pearl Destination 
Lombok, Indonesia - Pearl Destination Enjoy this pearl business video. Lombok is one of the beautiful islands located in West Nusa Tenggara …

Cygnet Bay Mother of all Pearls  
Cygnet Bay Mother of all Pearls At 22.24 millimetres in diameter, this is the world's largest fine quality round pearl. It was grown on the Cygnet …

Zhuji, China - Cultured Freshwater Pearl Capital 
Zhuji - Pearl Capital Some of He Genmu's detractors once regarded him as crazy. If he had heeded their views, Zhuji city might have remained a small …

Sea of Pearls: Arabia, Persia, and the Industry that Shaped the Gulf 
When it is published early next year the book, Sea of Pearls: Arabia, Persia, and the Industry that Shaped the Gulf, will be the first definitive telling …

Pearls on Men 
Pearls on men ...not a new thing! The Maharaja of Palanpur sits on a wooden chair dressed in an achkan, with pearls around his neck and a proud turban …

Akoya Pearl Farm in Australia Shows Promise 
Akoya Pearl Farm in Australia Shows Promise The State Government says a successful pearl production trial in the Mid West could open up a new niche …

Stuffy Quahog Shells 
Stuffy Quahog Shells For those unfamiliar with the rather blunt term, a stuffy is a very large quahog shell, the interior of which has been packed with …

Stout-Braised Clams Recipe 
Stout-Braised Clams Recipe From Carole Kotkin’s Sunday Supper Main Dish Stout-Braised Clams with Potato, Fennel and Bacon Serve this straight …

A Pearl Legend 
A Pearl Legend Sixty years later, Sebástian Vizcaíno sailed in search of a safe “midway” harbor for galleons coming from Manila. Though the viceroy …

La Peregrina Pearl Owned by Elizabeth Taylor to be Sold at Auction 
Another Burton gift in the collection is a spectacular necklace – the 16th Century La Pérégrina. One of the largest and most symmetrically perfect pear-shaped …

Mary Queen of Scots Pearl Necklace on Display  
Mary Queen of Scots Pearl Necklace on Display A NECKLACE that once belonged to Linlithgow’s most famous daughter Mary Queen of Scots will go on display …

Elephant Pearl Sellers Questioned by Police 
Elephant Pearl Sellers Questioned by Police Trade in elephant pearls (gaja mutu) is illegal. Two businessmen were taken in for questioning by Gokarella …

Mother of Pearl Eyewear 
Mother of Pearl Eyewear Pearls as we know are the big players in designer jewelry this season as we see them with different eyes than ever before. John …

GIA Bangkok to Highlight Pearls 
GIA Bangkok to Highlight Pearls The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host its monthly Gemstone Gathering in Bangkok on August 31 with a focus …

Soufflé Pearls 
Soufflé pearls were a big draw at the AGTA show in Tucson this year. Moments after the show opened, the gem press lined up to have a look at the newest …

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Hot Girl Pearls! 
Hot Girl Pearls! This is a crazy and cool idea that appears to work to help you keep cool while looking fashionable. The First Fashionable Jewelry …

Hillary in Pearls & Pink 
Hillary in Pearls & Pink Appearing on the George Lopez Show the night before, Tim Gunn, the stylish 57-year-old fashion expert and critic and judge …

Rothschild American Natural Freshwater Pearl Necklace 
Rothschild American Natural Freshwater Pearl Necklace The Museum of Fine Arts has more than 11,000 objects in this category, and they range over many …

Giant Basra Pearls 
Giant Basra Pearls The winners of the beauty pageant ‘I Am She’ Vasuki Sunkavalli Miss India Universe, Parul Duggal Miss India International and Tanvi …

Edison Pearls & Automated Pearl Sorters 
Edison Pearls & Automated Pearl Sorters While he was happy with the reception Grace’s half-inch white pearls were receiving, Mr. Zhan seemed more proud …

Pearls, Finer but Still Cheap, Flow From China 
Pearls, Finer but Still Cheap, Flow From China Wholesale prices for half-inch white pearls have fallen about 30 percent in the last several years, as …

Giant South Sea Pearl 
Giant South Sea Pearl This is one precious gem that is not for sale. Owned by Cygnet Bay Pearls, Australia's oldest cultured pearl farm, it is perhaps …

Young Pearl Divers 
Young Pearl Divers Kuwait, July 25, 2011: Gulf Bank has hailed the successful conclusion of the 23rd Memorial Journey for Pearl Diving. The expedition, …

Pearls Given for Wellness Efforts 
Pearls Given for Wellness Efforts “When I heard about the pearl program I was excited about it,” Bielinski said. “I thought it was fantastic. Every …

Investors turning to pearls as gold price rises 
Investors turning to pearls as gold price rises. Jewelleries across Qatar have stacked up diamond and pearl ornaments as many customers look for ‘alternative’ …

Indonesian Govt Rejects Freshwater Pearl Imports 
Indonesian Govt Rejects Freshwater Pearl Imports The government has rejected the importation of low-quality freshwater pearls. The Maritime Affairs …

Lombok Pearl Auction Earns US$ 96,000 
Lombok Pearl Auction Earns US$ 96,000 Jakarta, July 14 (ANTARA)- A South Sea Pearl auction organized during the Sumbawa Pearl Festival in Mataram, West …

Pearl of Greatest Price Movie 
Pearl of Greatest Price Movie SAN ANGELO, Texas — A little bit of Hollywood has come to San Angelo. Produced entirely by volunteers on a budget of less …

How to choose jewelry that fits your personality 
How to choose jewelry that fits your personality You are what you wear – and that includes your choice of accessories. jewellry, like clothes, defines …

Last Australian Pearling Lugger 
The Last Australian Pearling Lugger DIVING for pearls is the kind of adventure that appeals to many young people tired of classrooms and study, one …

Christian Monks Traded Pearls 
Christian Monks Traded Pearls The Christian monks living here were involved in pearl trading, the waters around Sir Bani Yas remaining famous for pearls …

Who Wears Pearls Best? 
Who Wears Pearls Best? From Hollywood to Bollywood, every star knows that pearls are among the classiest jewelry, but from the East to the West, who …

Conch Pearls & Gold -- Fit for Royalty 
Conch Pearls & Gold -- Fit for Royalty When Ellon Ebanks first thought of presenting a special gift to Prince William and Princess Catherine in celebration …

Natural Pearl Tiara sells High at Christies Auction 
Natural Pearl Tiara sells High at Christies Auction Christie’s churning a successful sale of jewellery, at its auction in London recently, generating …

Abalone Pearls – Can They Be Legally Bought and Sold? 
Abalone Pearls – Can They Be Legally Bought and Sold? Question: I saw an abalone pearl for sale on Craig’s List. Is this legal? I always thought …

How to Make a Pearl Belt Buckle 
How to Make a Pearl Belt Buckle First, you'll need a belt that has a large metal buckle. Usually Western belts are ideal, but any type of belt with …

Antique Natural Pearl Jewelry Set for sale at Christie's Auction 
Antique Natural Pearl Jewelry Set for sale at Christie's Auction Comprising a necklace designed as three rows of graduated natural pearls, measuring …

Natural Pearl & Diamond Sautoir for sale at Christie's Auction 
A PEARL AND DIAMOND SAUTOIR for sale at Christie's auction Composed of two hundred and eleven natural pearls, measuring 9.30 to 4.25 mm, to the diamond-set …

Rare Two Strand Natural Pearl & Diamond Necklace for sale at Christie's Auction 
A VERY RARE TWO-STRAND NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE The two-strand necklace composed of one hundred and twenty graduated white natural pearls …

Four Strand Conch Pearl Necklace for sale at Christie's Auction 
Four Strand Conch Pearl Necklace for sale at Christie's Auction Comprising one hundred and forty-one multi-colour vari-shaped conch pearls measuring …

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A Pair of Natural Pearl & Diamond Earrings for sale at Christie's Auction 
A Pair of Natural Pearl & Diamond Earrings for sale at Christie's Auction Each suspending a natural pearl drop measuring approximately 12.4 to 12.5 …

Natural Pearl Pendant for sale at Christie's Auction 
Natural Pearl Pendant for sale at Christie's Auction Suspending a slight cream natural pearl drop measuring 13.2 x 13.3 x 21.4 mm, joined to the pierced …

Three Strand Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace for sale at Christie's Auction 
Three Strand Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace for sale at Christie's Auction The three-strand necklace composed of one hundred and forty-three white …

Vermeer "Pearl" painting borrowed by Norton Simon Museum  
Vermeer "Pearl" painting borrowed by Norton Simon Museum The painting is one of nearly a dozen so-called “pearl” pictures by Vermeer, featuring women …

Pearl Suite Appraised at Antiques Road Show 
Jewelry expert Barry Weber appraises a 1959 Marsh jewelry suite made of a killer combination — white gold, diamonds, pearls, and gun blued steel. ANTIQUES …

Single Natural Pearl sells for Quarter of Million Dollars 
Single Natural Pearl sells for Quarter of Million Dollars One of the largest saltwater pearls ever recorded was sold for $254,500 at Christie’s Dubai …

3 Strands of Natural Pearls for sale at Christie's 
3 Strands of Natural Pearls for sale at Christie's To source one natural saltwater pearl is a feat in itself nowadays. A three-stranded necklace composed …

Pearls of Art Exhibition in Baku 
Pearls of Art Exhibition in Baku On 4 May, in Baku, with the support of Azerbaijan's Culture Foundation "Pearls of Art" exhibition was opened in the …

'The Pearl Fishers' Performed by Syracuse Opera 
'The Pearl Fishers' Performed by Syracuse Opera Synopsis: The three-act opera by Georges Bizet is set in a pearl-fishing village in Ceylon (today’s …

Galatea Pearls Changing Jewelry World 
Galatea Pearls Changing Jewelry World A jeweller's creative force is changing the industry. 'When an oyster swallows a grain of sand, it feels discomfort. …

Bahrain Pearling 
Bahrain pearling Back in Manama we take a tour of the souq, the bazaar. Between Pizza Hut and Hardees and some ultra-modern air-conditioned malls there …

Blue Pearls Business 
Blue pearls business in New Zealand Blue pearls are made from paua shell. A plastic resin implant is carefully placed into the live paua and the shell …

Natural Pearls on Sale at Online Auction 
Natural Pearls on Sale at Online Auction From important rubies and emeralds and strings of natural pearls to rare period jewelry, our Spring Auction …

Basra Pearls to be Defined as Pearls from Arabian Gulf 
Basra Pearls to be Defined as Pearls from Arabian Gulf. CIBJO’s Pearl Commission discussed the terminology used to describe different types of pearls …

Elizabeth Taylor's Jewels to be Auctioned off by Christie's 
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewels to be Auctioned off by Christie's Wow, folks, here's your big chance to own some of the finest jewelry in the world. …

Basra Pearl Canopy of Baroda  
Basra Pearl Canopy of Baroda When you think of maharajas, images of opulence and grandeur inevitably spring to mind. Few objects better exemplify this …

New Brunswick Mussels 
New Brunswick Mussels So, where does this material "pearl" really come from? Well, it is manufactured by Mother Nature herself. She has chosen …

Pearl Monument Destroyed in Bahrain 
Pearl Monument Destroyed in Bahrain Bahrain on Friday tore down the 300-foot (90-meter) monument at the heart of a square purged of Shiite protesters …

Natural Pearl Collection in Doha 
Natural Pearl Collection in Doha As part of the Doha Jewellery and Watches exhibition taking place this week at the Doha Exhibition Centre, an exquisite …

2010 Record Breaking Jewelry Sales for Christies 
2010 Record Breaking Jewelry Sales for Christies In terms of antique jewelry, the year’s highlight was undoubtedly the group of 11 jewels from the …

Conch Season in Cayman Islands 
Conch Season in Cayman Islands Conch season opened 31 October 2010 and will run through 1 March. Five per person or 10 per boat is the limit, though …

Gulf of Mannar Pearl Fisheries 
Remembering Gulf of Mannar pearl fisheries... The divers were predominantly Tamils or Arabs. Some plunged headfirst from springboards; some descended …

Kuwaiti Memorial Coins Honor Pearling 
Kuwaiti memorial coins honor pearling Issuance of commemorative coins in Kuwait dates back to the 60s, some bearing pictures of the late Amir Sheikh …

Black Pearl Ship Launches in New Zealand 
Black Pearl Ship Launches in New Zealand One of the last launches of 2010 was the 31.5m Black Pearl (Hull DP-08), which entered the water in Whangarei, …

Bajau of Southeastern Asia 
Bajau of Southeastern Asia They learn to swim before they walk, legend says. They intentionally rupture their eardrums at an early age so they can dive …

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Diving Heritage in Persian Gulf 
Diving heritage at Dubai diving village.... An ideal destination for uncovering artifacts and being a part of Dubai’s history, the Diving Village …

Pearl Themed Spa in Seychelles 
Pearl Themed Spa in Seychelles The sublime new spa at Raffles Praslin adopts the ‘pearl’ theme to symbolize the wellness philosophy of transformation, …

Alexandria, Egypt Royal Jewelry Museum 
Alexandria, Egypt Royal Jewelry Museum Just a few minutes? drive from the Roman theater there is The Royal Jewelry Museum , which is installed at the …

30 Foot String of Pearls 
30 Foot String of Pearls “It’s wonderful to come around the corner and see that 15-ft. shirt and 30-foot string of pearls hanging from the ceiling.” …

Cave Pearls 
Cave pearls... Did you know - I certainly didn't - that pearls can form in caves much like they form in the shell of an oyster? They are the result …

Dollop of Finely Crushed Bahraini Pearls 
Dollop of Finely Crushed Bahraini Pearls Ottoman Empire chef Ugur Alparslan spends more time in the library than he does in the kitchen. “These are …

Understanding Artificial Mallorca Pearls 
Understanding Artificial Mallorca Pearls People in early days exhibited a love for pearls. In fact, approximately 100 years ago, in Manacor, the second …

Increasing Demand for Natural Pearls 
Increasing Demand for Natural Pearls In 1937, Louis Kornitzer, a prominent London gem merchant, published The Pearl Trader, a passionate treatise on …

Miracle of Christmas Pearls 
Miracle of Christmas Pearls It was 1949, I was 13 and the prospects for a Christmas that was anywhere near "merry" were grim. There simply was no money. …

Pearl of Great Price - the Parable 
Pearl of Great Price - the Parable Matthew 13:45-46 speaks of a pearl of great price. What does this parable mean? Who is the merchant? Who does the …

Pearl Window Display in Monaco 
Pearl Window Display in Monaco Creative, fanciful pearl window display in Monte Carlo. Someone had fun creating this. See photo of "Pearls" in …

Pearl in Man's Ear for 41 Years 
Pearl in Man's Ear for 41 Years Wright had been carrying a pearl from one of his mother's necklaces inside of his ear canal for 41 years. An emergency …

Preserving Kuwait Pearl Diving History 
Preserving Kuwait Pearl Diving History In his three-volume book ‘The History of Pearl Diving in Kuwait and the Arabian Gulf’ published in 1974, Al-Shamlan …

World's Longest Pearl Necklace 
World's longest pearl necklace On Friday 22 October 2010, a new world record for the longest pearl necklace was achieved in Kashikojima, an island located …

Jewellery Investing - Consider Natural Pearls 
Jewellery Investing - Consider Natural Pearls Natural pearls are undergoing a resurgence in popularity. Until the 1920s, when affordable cultured …

Qatar Opens Pearl Diving Forum  
Qatar opens Diving Forum Doha: The Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage, H E Dr Hamad bin Abdul Aziz Al Kuwari opened the Diving Forum yesterday, …

Demand for Natural Pearls on the Rise 
Demand for Natural Pearls on the Rise Dwarfing that figure, however, is the volume of freshwater pearls cultured in China, which totaled 1,200 metric …

Myanmar gem fair nets record  
Myanmar gem fair nets record in sales. The fair in the capital, Naypyitaw, attracted some 6,700 traders, 4,000 of them from overseas, with 9,157 lots …

California Abalone Pearl and Gem-set Necklace at Bonham's Auction 
California Abalone Pearl and Gem-set Necklace at Bonham's Auction Natural History, 12 Dec 2010 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles California Abalone …

Multi-color Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace at Bonham's Auction 
Multi-color Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace at Bonham's Auction Natural History, 12 Dec 2010 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles Lot No: 1493 …

Large Abalone Pearl, Diamond and Gold Pendant Necklace at Bonham's Auction 
Large Abalone Pearl, Diamond and Gold Pendant Necklace at Bonham's Auction Natural History, 12 Dec 2010 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles Large …

Natural Pearl Torsade at Bonham's Auction 
Natural Pearl Torsade at Bonham's Auction Natural History, 12 Dec 2010 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles Natural Seed Pearl Torsade Necklace …

9 Carat Melo Pearl at Bonham's Auction 
9 Carat Melo Pearl at Bonham's Auction Natural History, 12 Dec 2010 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles Melo Pearl—Rare Non-Nacreous Orange Pearl …

99 carat Abalone Pearl at auction at Bonhams 
99 carat Abalone Pearl at auction at Bonhams Natural History, 12 Dec 2010 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles Large Abalone Pearl Haliotis …

Natural Pearl Beds 
UAE hoping to strengthen natural pearl beds in the Persian Gulf. Natural pearls now represent about 0.5 per cent of all the pearls in the world and …

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718 carat Abalone Pearl 
718 carat Abalone Pearl Peter Truong is not a treasure hunter, but a rare abalone pearl is what the Elk Grove resident uncovered on his annual diving …

Natural Pearls at Christies Auction 
Natural Pearls at Christies Auction Natural Pearls lots include a five strand natural pearl necklace (estimate: US$ 350,000- 500,000) and an antique …

Million-Dollar Natural Pearl and Diamond Suite 
Million-Dollar Natural Pearl and Diamond Suite A magnificent million-dollar natural pearl suite of jewellery made by Bogh-Art, the Geneva-based contemporary …

Famous Conch Pearl Necklace 
This famous conch pearl necklace was created by Tiffany & Co in early 1900's. Hanging on the bubblegum pink wall of Conch World’s tiny gift shop is …

International Pearl Design Winners 
International Pearl Design Winners October 21, 2010 Francis Mastoloni, President of the Cultured Pearl Association of America, Inc. proudly announces …

Extremly rare melo pearl 
Extremly rare melo pearl The melo pearl weighing 224.30 carats of orange hue, 31.66 x 30.76mm. Estimate $180,000 - $250,000. Price Realized $722,500 …

Magnetic Artificial Pearls 
Magnetic Artificial Pearls A string of artificial pearls with embedded magnets "allow it to transform from a necklace to an earring, to a ring and to …

Gulf Pearls 
Gulf Pearls Interest in Gulf pearls is growing across the world because of their unique shine and colour, said a leading Bahraini jeweller. Those …

Modern Pearls 
Modern Pearls Indeed, as classic formal wear – camel coats, skirt suits and three-piece trouser suits – regained prominence, so did that classic accessory, …

Laptop with pearl on/off button option 
Laptop with pearl on/off button option British company Munk Bogballe on "Millionaire Fair in Moscow presented a laptop, the main feature of which is …

Pearl Harvest 
42 Wives enjoy the Chinese Pearl Harvest A work staff helps a member of a club for foreign ladies to get mussels out of water in Suzhou, east China's …

Photos of Cultured Conch Pearls 
Photos of Cultured Conch Pearls We've read about them, click on link below to see photo so the cultured conch pearls. They are some of the most beautiful …

Andrew Grima pearl jewelry  
Andrew Grima pearl jewelry A cultured pearl and diamond necklace and earclips, Andrew Grima. The necklace designed as a collar, open at the front, …

How to Create a Pearl Hairdo 
How to Create a Pearl Hairdo Learn How to create a twisted updo laced with pearls for prom . For more Hairstyling How-To Videos & Articles …

Modern-Day Pearl Industry 
Modern-Day Pearl Industry According to Joel Schechter, CEO of Honora Pearls in New York City, many freshwater cultured pearls are 90 percent nacre. …

Pearl Grading 
Pearl grading questioned. Kenneth Scarrat, managing director of Southeast Asia and director of the Bangkok laboratory at the Gemological Institute of …

Pearls Light Up Jewelry Market 
Pearls Light Up Jewelry Market Lustrous in appearance and smooth to the touch, pearls top collectors’ wish lists because they are perfect for any occasion. …

Are Golden Pearls Natural? 
Are Golden Pearls Natural? Gold pearls or golden south sea pearls are a relatively new entry that is taking the world of jewelry by storm. Almost all …

Pearls of Aphrodite 
Pearls of Aphrodite The luxury product, also known as ‘pearls of Aphrodite’ due to its circular shape and pearly colour, comes from the eggs of a type …

2000 year old Golden pearls Unearthed in Guangzhou, China 
2000 year old Golden pearls Unearthed in Guangzhou, China On Sept. 19, a multi-faceted and hollowed-out golden ball with hundreds of sesame-sized golden …

Pearl Powder Often Just Shells 
Pearl Powder Often Just Shells POWDER made of crushed pearls has been a traditional Chinese skin care method for centuries, but in recent years many …

Stolen Pearls at Hong Kong Gem Fair 
Stolen Pearls at Hong Kong Gem Fair Thieves made off with $1.1 million of gems on the first day of the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem fair. Police apprehended …

New Zealand's Marshall Island Harvests Pearls 
New Zealand's Marshall Island Harvests Pearls The first pearl harvest in the Marshall Islands in five years has sparked renewed interest among leaders …

Precious Rare Pearl 
Precious rare pearl found while eating mussels. A woman eating mussels she had collected for her dinner was stunned after she nearly swallowed a rare …

Pearls Catalog by Hubert Bari & David Lam 
Far from an ordinary catalogue, "Pearls" seeks to educate its reader on not only the beauty of the pearls and jewelry featured in the exhibition, but also …

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Edgy Pearl Designs 
Edgy pearl designs Slide show of non-traditional pearl designs for the nonconformists among us. Tired of classic pearl designs? Have clients who …

Pearl Diving in Kuwait 
Pearl Diving in Kuwait The 22-year-old festival is an attempt to keep alive the traditions of pearl diving, an industry once central to the Gulf’s economy …

Melo Pearl Lecture in Bangkok 
Melo Pearl Lecture in Bangkok The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Thailand will host a pearl lecture, “Melo Reflections,” by Nicholas Sturman, …

Gorgeous Girls & Pearls Safari 
Gorgeous Girls & Pearls Safari Broome, Australia Gourmet Safaris and Pinctada Cable Beach are to host a second Gorgeous Girls & Pearls Safari to coincide …

Chanel Lion with Pearl  
Chanel Lion with Pearl A monumental lion, teeth bared and one front paw resting proprietorially on a giant pearl, held centre stage, its golden coat …

Pearl Diver Math Game 
Free Pearl Diver Math Game Throw on your diving helmet, and head into the depths of the sea! Dive amidst shipwrecks and sunken ruins for the valuable …

Natural Pearl Earring 
Natural pearl earring found in Jerusalem. A 2,000 year old gold earring inlaid with pearls and precious stones was discovered in excavations that the …

Beadless Pearls 
Understanding beadless pearls... Many retail buyers have been exploring unusual pearl products such as petal, wing, soufflé, and baroque pearls. But …

Pearl Fishers Review 
Pearl Fishers Review If it did not include one of the most popular of all operatic lollipops – the tenor-and-baritone duet Au Fond du Temple Saint – …

How to wear pearls 
How to wear pearls This classic opaque gem has intrigued and captivated for centuries, from the 2000-year-old pearl necklace belonging to a Persian …

Perfect Pearl Necklace 
Perfect pearl necklace... It has taken five years of searching through $100 million worth of pearls - 25 harvests from five pearl farms - to arrive …

Pearl Gathering in Scotland is Banned  
Pearl gathering in Scotland is banned. WILDLIFE experts fear internationally important sites for threatened freshwater pearl mussels may have been wrecked …

Pearl - the Movie 
Pearl-the Movie - The Warren Theatre in Moore had the red carpet out Tuesday as cast and crew from the Oklahoma-made movie "Pearl" attended the Oklahoma …

Pearls Found in Mexican Tomb 
Pearls found in Mexican tomb. The principal figure was richly adorned with jade beads, a loincloth with pearls , jade pendants of different shapes on …

Indonesian Pearls Plentiful 
Indonesian pearls plentiful...The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Fadel Muhammad stated that Indonesia has become the number one market worldwide …

World's Rarest Pearls 
World's rarest pearls The International Pearl Revival committee and the Gemological Institute of America, GIA presented H.H.Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, …

Pearl of Great Price 
Pearl of Great Price "Those who dive in the sea of affliction bring up rare pearls." Charles Spurgeon I was thinking about this quote the other …

Pearls of Time Watches by Louis Golay 
Pearls of time watches by Louis Golay... Pearls trapped under a cage of white gold and diamonds. This is the main concept in the Louis Golay Pearls …

Tennis with Pearls Anyone? 
Tennis with pearls anyone? By TOM BONE Bluefield Daily Telegraph the Bluefield High School girls, maybe their pearls had something to do with it. …

Pearl Essence Finalists Honored 
Pearl Essence Finalists Honored The Dubai Pearl Exchange, a subsidiary of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), will honor the 11 students selected …

Pearls Before Swine Stays Fresh 
Pearls Before Swine Stays Fresh For Stephan Pastis, blasting U2 on his iPod and dancing by himself are essential components of his workday. The …

Bride's Dress with 999 Pearls 
Bride's dress with 999 pearls... As befits Malaysia’s first, officially certified supermodel, Chia, 29, wore a simple yet striking gown at her wedding …

Natural Pearls & Antique Jewelry in Las Vegas 
Natural pearls and antique jewelry in Las Vegas... Magnificent antique jewelry and gems will be showcased by more than 300 nationally and internationally …

Gemstone Nucleation Legalized in French Polynesia 
Gemstone Nucleation Legalized in French Polynesia. Changes to cultivation regulations by the French Polynesian government allow Galatea: Jewelry by …

Stanford Who's Who welcomes Blair P. Catanach  
Stanford Who's Who welcomes Blair P. Catanach to the ranks of premier professionals as a result of his incredible work in the Jewelry Industry. As Managing …

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Black Pearl Restaurant on Denver Hot List 
Black Pearl Restaurant on Denver Hot List This is a first: As dining critic at The Denver Post, a post I've held since 2005, I've yet to review a restaurant …

Pearl Brooches on Shoes 
Pearl brooches on shoes You may have some beautiful baubles and brooches in your own jewelry stash. Pull them out and assess whether you wear them or …

845 Carat Pinctada Maxima Pearl 
845 Carat Pinctada Maxima Pearl Found in a pinctada maxima oyster on the seabed north-west of Zadetgyi Island, the world’s largest donated nacreous …

100 Carat Conch Pearl 
100 Carat Conch Pearl from Burma When local fishermen trawling off the southern Burmese coast reeled in their net, they found a gigantic conch trapped …

Pearl Necklaces Benefit Water for Life 
Pearl Necklaces Benefit Water for Life The often not-so-nimble fingers of the adolescent boys and girls adeptly fed the elastic string through the …

Royal Pearls Recovered 
Royal pearls recovered When Prince William bought Kate Middleton a pair of pearl earrings for her 28th birthday, he carefully tracked down the finest …

Pearl Power at Tucson's Gem Show 
Pearl Power at Tucson's Gem Show In pearls, it’s all about interesting shapes, unusual combinations and rich natural colors, with Chinese freshwater …

Pearl Drill 
Pearl Drill * Precision drilling of all types of pearls, amber, copper, silver, gold, coral and other gemstones. * Akoya pearls, Freshwater …

Sea Pearls Collection 
Signature creations as Gilmore's Sea Pearls Collection place two Sydney chefs with the best in the world. Chef Peter Gilmore was driving past the Australian …

Silk & Pearl Powder 
Silk & Pearl Powder Right around New Years my Mom asked me if I would have her a powder for her face. She’s a stroke survivor and is finally to the …

Pearl Blue Book Revisions 
Pearl Blue Book Revisions... The Pearl Commission of CIBJO, The World Jewellery Confederation, has released its special report ahead of the 2010 CIBJO …

Black Pearl Business 
A story of black pearl business... He spent a lot of money having these pearls collected, processed into jewelry, and shipped to markets all around …

Pearls Catalog by Hubert Bari & David Lam 
Pearls Catalog released... DOHA: Qatar Museums Authority has released a special catalogue titled “Pearls” to complement the ongoing temporary exhibition …

Where Do Pearls Come From? 
'Where do pearls come from?' is a question whose answer many people would like to know. Though there are many rare gems, the pearl is the only gem that …

You're Never Fully Dressed Without Your Pearls! 
I've been drawn to pearls for as long as I can remember. My Birthday is in June. My Birthstone is the pearl. Simple, stylish and elegant. They can be small …

Girls to Pearls FREE BOOK DOWNLOAD 
"Girls to Pearls" A Young Woman’s Guide to Living Life Freely, Loving God Naturally, and Surviving Puberty Successfully by J A C Q U E L I N E S …

How to Take Care of Your Pearls 
Pearls have been a favorite for women around the world for a distinctive, yet subtle approach to understated elegance. Most of the jewelry sold are called …

International Pearl Design Contest 
International Pearl Design Contest sponsored by Cultured Pearl Association of America. Entries due by September 1, 2010. Enter the CPAA competition …

Gem Shows for February 2010 
The following are gem shows/jewelry shows for February, 2010, thanks to the "Jeweler To Jeweler Network". 07.02.2010 - 09.02.2010 2010 Antwerp Diamond …

Oxidized Silver and Pearl Designs 
Oxidized silver and pearl designs...check out this Denmark blogger who states: "There's nothing like a cold, Arctic night with stars, a pale white moon …

Don't throw your pearls to the pigs! 
Don't throw your pearls to the pigs! Certainly in God's eyes (and mine) Sarah's children are pearls, treasures that are worthy of God's best but in …

Pearl Resturant Florida Haiti Assistance 
The PEARL Restaurant, in coalition with Gifford Youth Activity Center, U.S. Food Service, Republic National Distributing, Beyond Borders, and Missionary …

Tatted Pearl Necklaces 
Alright, let's see. I started the day the same way I had ended the last, cutting apart a pearl necklace. The pink pearls were a pain in the neck to dismantle …

Qatar Pearl News 
The second temporary exhibition ? Pearls ? at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA), opening to public on January 30, will showcase some of the rarest pearls …

Dramatic Pearls 
Buy at AllPosters.com I have always loved pearls. Today's modern approach can be as dramatic as you wish. Go oversized-although …

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People & Pearls 
Days of your pearls... When I turned 21, I asked my father for a pearl necklace. Instead, he gave me pearl studs. I cried. There were mitigating circumstances. …

Pearls Before Swine Issue 
How do you handle "Pearls before swine issue?" So I deal with the "pearls before swine" issue in the same way I deal with it in open air preaching. …

Pearl and Diamond Jewelry Discovered 
Pearl and diamond jewelry discovered in shipwreck by Dominican Republic. Buy The objects found include silver coins, jewels, gold …

Pearl Tower in Shanghai Turns 15! 
A flamboyant statement of Shanghai’s aspirations to reclaim its position as Asia’s preeminent city, it’s a building which is difficult to be ambivalent …

Pearl photos 
String of pearls photo. Enjoy a unique photo of dewdrops on a spider's web that resembles a string of pearls here.

Artificial Pearls 
Artificial Pearls as Discussed in 1909 NEW YORK A lively discussion has arisen among New York jewelers as to whether society is adopting the custom …

Pearl expert visits Karats in Vail Village 
VAIL, Colorado — Koji Kawamoto the pearl man is coming to Vail. For the past 20 years, Kawamoto has studied and sold pearls. The sea-born treasures are …

Places Named Pearl 
Dedicated chocolate lovers can now indulge all their culinary desires at The Pearl-Qatar's Chocolate Bar, which is now open at Porto Arabia. The celebrated …

Cultured Pearls with Gemstone Centers 
The Galatea Mercy Pearl, a patented pearl that has been called the most significant development in pearl farming in more than 100 years, according to the …

Eyris Pearls used in Catherine Best Designs 
Award winning European jewellery designer, Catherine Best, is putting Eyris Pearls into the super luxury end of the jewellery market. The Necklace “Star …

Pearl Cake 
"I've only done two or three cakes around here that were covered with scrolls or something," Fowler said. "The most different cake I've done was covered …

Ground Pearls in Turfgrass 
Ground pearls (Hemiptera: Margarodidae) are scale insects that suck fluids from the roots of bermudagrass, bahiagrass, carpetgrass, St. Augustinegrass, …

Cultured Conch Pearls 
Because they’re so rare, natural conch pearls can be worth up to $3,000 per carat for the highest-quality specimens: dark pink ones with the sought-after …

Pearl Promotions 
St. Louis: All you have to do is donate dishes, pots, pans and other kitchenware to any area MERS/Goodwill location, as well as nine in southwest Illinois, …

Pearl Education 
Most of us get dressed in a hurry…whether it's for work in the morning or for the evening affair that we thought we had set aside time for but, Alas!, …

Lookforbeauty.com is a leading Online Store Selling Unique Pearl Jewelry 
Lookforbeauty.com came into existence in 2005, and since then has been enjoying their climb to prominence in the online jewelry game. Rapid growth has …

China is promising to be biggest consumer of jewelry 
It was revealed from Jewelry Shanghai 2009 on May 13 that, by 2020, China's jewelry industry can expect annual sales of 300 billion yuan and exports worth …

Estée Lauder Lauches Re-Nutriv Ultimate White Lifting Creme 
Crushed South Sea pearls – known to be the finest quality pearls produced from the world’s largest and rarest pearl oyster, pinctada maxima, found in the …

Pearl News from India 
Once retrieved from the fastness of the sea, pearls in those days reached India in two ways: from the Gulf of Mannar in Ceylon (modern Sri Lanka) via the …

Pearl articles 
Karl Lagerfeld may have swapped Chanel’s traditional pearls for jade this season, but the lustrous gem showed up on plenty of other runways. Pearls were …

Tiffany Abandons Iridesse Pearl-Jewelry Chain  
Tiffany & Co., the world’s second- largest luxury-jewelry retailer, has decided to shutter its five-year-old chain of Iridesse pearl-jewelry shops after …

Pearl Farm News 
A Saudi Arabian company plans to invest $200 million in WA to create a huge pearl farm and biodiesel production plant off the coast at Port Hedland. …

Sex, Death and Oysters: A Half-Shell Lover's World Tour  
Robb Walsh, the two-time James Beard Award-winning dining critic of the Houston Press, loves oysters. He even eats them for breakfast in a scrambled-egg …

Australian Pearl News 
The first divers were Aborigines, many of whom were kidnapped, then brutally exploited and abused – forced to dive to dangerous depths. By the late 19th …

Pearls in the Arts 
Pearls of mother: Carol Powers sobs as she views her mother's pearls in the bedroom of her fire-gutted home in Oakridge Mobile Home Park, Los Angeles. …

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Molluscs and Biofuel Technology 
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $4 million to a group of Philippine and American scientists led by Oregon Health and Science University to …

US Senate Bans Import of Burmese Gems  
NEW YORK — Exactly one week after the United States House of Representatives passed the Block Burmese Jade Act, the Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved …

US Congress Approves Legislation to Bar Myanmar Gems 
WASHINGTON (AFP) — The US Congress on Tuesday sent legislation to President George W. Bush seeking to block import of gems from Myanmar, in a move to deprive …

Unusual Pearls 
I was going through an old 1936 Muscatine Journal newspaper when I saw this article about human teeth pearls. It fascinated me so much that I did some …

Margarita Pearls 
The pearls are currently in the lab at Mel Fisher’s Treasures undergoing conservation, including the 30 pearls sent to the Gemological Institute of America …

Mikimoto Pearl News 
A brand started by a man who struggled to create the cultivated pearl now has the world as its oyster. IF not for the curiosity and determination of …

Dubai Pearl News 
Nearly a century after the last pearling fleet lifted anchor from Dubai, the emirate's historic status as the pearl centre of the Gulf is set to be revived …

Natural Pearl News 
HIstorians speculate that, Yes, pearls may have been one of his main reasons for invading Britain. The Scots resisted the Romans, however, and that's …

Halstead Bead Business Development Grant  
Halstead Bead, Inc. is calling for entries to its third annual Business Development Grant competition for new designers entering the bridge jewelry trade. …

Pearls Before Swine 
Pearls Before Swine comics won the reader poll in North Caroline last week. The popular comic strip by Stephan Pastis will now be a regular part of the …

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Burmese Gems
Jewelers calling for a ban on imported Burmese gems.

Keep up to date on pearly news here with a few chosen articles summarized for future reference. Pearls are in the news more often than one would think....and since pearls are international, you never know where the latest updates will come from. Maybe there is a big jewelry auction in Switzerland or in Tahiti. Or maybe a famous person's wedding pearls were lost, like Queen Elizabeth's right before her wedding.

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