The Wide World of Pearls, Our 53rd Issue: Comparing SHAPES: Akoya vs F

The Wide World of Pearls, Our 53rd Issue: Comparing SHAPES: Akoya vs F

The Wide World of Pearls, Our 53rd Issue: Comparing SHAPES: Akoya vs F           Japanese Hanadama Akoya pearls are hands-down the most lustrous pearls on the market. Loved for their intense mirror-like luster, iridescent “Aurora” effect, certified thick nacre depths and classic, timeless appeal, Hanadama Akoya pearls are one of the pearl world’s … [Read more…]

Pearls By The Bay – Kojima Pearl

Pearls By The Bay – Kojima Pearl

Pearls By The Bay – Kojima Pearl We started the day with bright sunshine in the quaint harbor village of Sausalito! The mannequin ambassadors welcomed our guests with chic elegance and flowers in their hair. The Casa Madrona Hotel and Spa was abuzz with the reunions of pearl friends from near and far. We had … [Read more…]

The Wide World of Pearls, Our 52nd Issue: Akoya or Freshwater Pearls?

The Wide World of Pearls, Our 52nd Issue: Akoya or Freshwater Pearls?

The Wide World of Pearls, Our 52nd Issue: Akoya or Freshwater Pearls?       This incredibly colorful pair of Metallic Freshwater pearl drops was sourced at Angeperle during a buying trip to Hong Kong, and measures 7.5-8.0mm. The rainbow iridescence is extremely pronounced. The owner of Angeperle told me this bucket represented the very best drops … [Read more…]