Well, let me share some of “I love my Pearls” secrets
- December 8, 2018
The Pearls you see on this website have been grown on Pearl Farms in South East Asia…that is in the province of Zhuji in China, and Mindanao in the Philippines. They grow in Pearl farms in freshwater. Farmers use the Mollusc of the hyriopsis cumingii oyster and grow them on rafts floating on the water. Each Pearl takes between 2 and 5 years to actually grow. Once they are fully-grown, the farmer harvests them and sends them to a pearl market. At these markets, wholesalers buy and distribute large numbers of Pearls. We buy our Pearls from Pearl farms and wholesalers directly. Some of the jewellery pieces are assembled in Asia and some we design in our own workshop. When you look at Pearls jewellery, you will see that some Pearls grow in different shapes and sizes-some grow perfectly round (only a very small percentage of each harvest is perfectly round) but each one is unique and different. Some customers prefer perfect round shaped pearls –and indeed these are beautiful but other customers prefer the individuality of the different shapes.
As a general rule the more perfectly round a pearl is the more expensive it is, but other factors are considered when looking for quality Pearls.
These are: the luster, colour, shape, surface quality and the thickness of the nacre If a Pearl has all of these quality factors-that is –perfectly round, high luster, deep colour, and is blemish free, then its likely to cost a lot. In fact, at a jewellwery retail store you could pay thousands of euros for a necklace or bracelet which is made up of these perfect pearls. But for many of us who love to wear Pearls everyday and don’t want the responsibility of wearing very expensive jewellery, then “I love my Pearls” give you great quality Pearls and really good prices.