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Marylin Monroe’s Mikimoto pearls.

Top 15 High-End Pearl Jewellers and Famous Pearls

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"Pearls are always appropriate." - Jackie O.

"A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls." - Coco Chanel.

"All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography." - Federico Fellini.

A PEARL is a hard object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living shelled mollusk. Just like the shell of a clam, a pearl is made up of calcium carbonate in minute crystalline form, which has been deposited in concentric layers. The ideal pearl is perfectly round and smooth, but many other shapes of pearls (baroque pearls) occur. The finest quality natural pearls have been highly valued as gemstones and objects of beauty for many centuries, and because of this, the word pearl has become a metaphor for something very rare, fine, admirable, and valuable.

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    Famous Legendary Pearls
  • Barbara Hutton / Marie Antoinette Pearl Necklace
  • BARODA PEARLS - the most important pearl necklace ever seen at auction.
  • Baroque pearl - pearls with an irregular non-spherical shape. Shapes can range from minor aberrations to distinctly ovoid, curved, pinch, or lumpy shapes.
  • Beyond the perfect strand - the modern way to wear pearls.
  • Conch Pearls - Wikipedia.
  • The US$6.7 Million 'Jewel of Kashmir' & US$5.2 Million 'Cowdray Pearls' Set Auction Records.
  • Cowdray Pearls - "One of Nature’s Most Opulent Creations."
  • Cultured pearl - a pearl created by a pearl farmer under controlled conditions.
  • Daisy Buchanan's $4.7 Million Pearl Necklace - Forbes.
  • Jackie Kennedy Triple-Strand Faux Pearl Necklace: US$165.
  • Jackie Kennedy Triple-Strand Faux Pearl Necklace - US$165.
  • Jackie Kennedy Onassis wearing the three strand set of simulated pearl necklace which sold for over £50,000.
  • Jackie Kennedy's Legendary 3 Strand Faux Pearl Necklace - US$211,500.
  • The famous La Peregrina pearl on Elizabeth Taylor.
  • LA PEREGRINA PEARL - one of the most famous pearls in the world. Its history spans almost 500 years. Most recently, the pearl belonged to Elizabeth Taylor.
  • Marlm - "On MARLM, you will find the most beautiful pearl pieces from all over the world. Learn about the collectors and see their private collections. MARLM is proud to feature pieces from leading jewellers, private collections, auction houses, estates, and museums."
  • Mary Tudor pearl - measures 258.12 grains (64.5 carats, 69.8 carats with its diamond cap) making it the third-largest (documented) well-formed natural pearl drop.
  • Melo Melo Pearls - Wikipedia.
  • Natural pearl - fine quality natural pearls are very rare jewels. Their values are determined similarly to those of other precious gems, according to size, shape, color, quality of surface, orient and luster.
  • PEARL - Wikipedia.
  • PEARL-GUIDE - the world's largest pearl information source.
  • Robert Wan Museum - "The world's only museum dedicated to pearls." Tahiti.
  • THE HISTORY OF PEARLS - the perfect pearl.
  • The story of Elizabeth Taylor's La Peregrina Pearl - The Telegraph.
  • The world's most expensive pearls - Marlm.
  • Top 15 High-End Pearl Jewellers
  • Akoya Pearls - Mikomoto.
  • AUTORE - South Sea Pearls | Pearl Jewellery.
  • Dora Fourcade Designs - "Pacific Pearls." Your source for the most precious pearls from around the globe, with jewelry and strands designed by one of the world's leading producers of the exceptional Tahitian pearl.
  • Fallon - "Modern Pearls."
  • Linneys - since 1972. Pearl strands.
  • LOUIS GOLAY - "Swiss jewelers since 1887." Comprehensive range of cultured pearls and pearl jewellery.
  • MIKIMOTO - "Since Kokichi Mikimoto succeeded in creating the world’s first cultured pearl in 1893, MIKIMOTO has been dedicated to presenting only the finest quality cultured pearls. The MIKIMOTO sorting process and proprietary grading system assures that every customer acquires only the most superb gems and pearl jewelry."
  • MISAKI - "Innovative Pearl Jewellery."
  • PASPALEY - "Paspaley is proud to be recognised as the source of the most beautiful and valuable pearls in the world."
  • Perles de Tahiti - Moea pearls.
  • - "Luxurious Pearl Necklaces."
  • Rosendorff - "Excellence since 1963." Pearl rings.
  • Taaroa Bijoux - Tahitian & Australian South Sea & Taaroa pearls. Online jewelry from French Polynesia.
  • The PEARL Source - "The Pearl Source is known for its exquisite collection of high-end pearl necklaces."
  • Winterson - "Luxury Pearl Jewellery."
  • Yvel - since 1986. "Yvel has captured the hearts of pearl lovers worldwide, winning the Town & Country Couture Design Award for three years in a row in 2005, 2006 and 2007."
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