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  1. Pearls from The brine

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau What to know when shopping for pearls Pearls are available in a broad selection of colours, sizes and shapes. Cultured in different regions of the world and borne by different breeds of shelled molluscs, pearls are divided into four main catego ...

  2. Casting pearls in fresh forms and patterns

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE PEARL, PRIZED for its beauty and rarity for more than 4,000 years, is also unique as the only precious stone used in jewellery that grows inside a living organism. Pearls have steadily grown in popularity over the past century since the Japanese disco ...

  3. Pearls of wisdom

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... with Divia Harilela If autumn's sleek business suits and long gowns are not your style, but you still want to convey an aura of sophistication, try slipping on the ever-versatile, always-in-fashion strand of pearls. The latest pearl necklace collecti ...

  4. The world really could be your oyster

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... A reliable supply of pearls and steady demand is creating a treasure trove of opportunities for many, writes Elizabeth Horscroft THERE IS A Chinese proverb: 'Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it'- but that's not necessa ...

  5. Pearls in Phuket

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... Christina Pfeiffer With its warm climate and perfect water temperature, Phuket's western coast is ideal for pearl production. The island is often referred to as the Pearl of the Andaman, but it wasn't until the 1960s that pearl farms were set up ...

  6. Simply pearls for that look

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They have a classical appeal and represent purity and allure THEY SAY ALL brides look beautiful on their wedding day, with much planning and preparation going into creating that stunning look. Jewellery is an integral part of this and for centuries many b ...

  7. Skin care enhanced by mother-of-pearl

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nacr is a skin care brand that was launched this year. Available at Joyce Beauty, it is the brainchild of Robert Wan Tahiti and grew from the jewellery entrepreneur's cultured pearl business. One of the latest products in the Nacr range is the Gentle ...

  8. Suite sensation

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong-based Dickson Yewn has designed a set of melo pearl jewellery for auction house Sotheby's. Comprising a necklace, a bracelet and a pair of earrings, it will be the first complete suite of melo pearl jewellery to be offered at auction. Unlik ...

  9. South Sea pearls

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Karen Ting

    ... Karen Ting Expert advice on watches and jewellery Pearls have been enjoying a comeback as an accessory in recent years, thanks to Alber Elbaz at Lanvin. But why spend thousands on faux ones when you can get the real deal? Pearls were once regarded as a sy ...



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