Their gowns gleam like the shining lagoons of the Polynesian atolls, their shape and their curves express the sensuality of a woman’s body. Born of the South Seas, Tahitian Cultured Pearls have all the color, charm, form and subtle variation you could dream of. Symbols of purity and elegance, they enchant everyone who sets eyes on them. It’s easy to surrender to their charm… but sometimes it’s very hard only to choose one.
To choose your pearl, above all trust your heart… And if you still hesitate, consider the criteria such as size, shape, quality of surface, shine or color, which may help you to choose your very own pearl.
Tahitian pearls exhibit a great number of shapes, usually divided in six categories : round/semi-round, oval/button, drop, circled, semi-baroque and baroque. While round pearls have long been buyers’ favorites, other categories attract more and more designers who draw their inspiration from the pearl’s original yet natural shapes, to create unique pieces of jewelry.
Although they are commonly called black pearls, Tahitian pearls offer a wide range of colors. In their natural state they show a palette of infinite, unique shades : cherry, cream, peacock, green, blue, gray, white… Choice in this matter is above all a matter of personnal taste!
Some examples of colors :
Taking care of your pearl
Once removed from its shell, the Tahitian pearl requires tender loving care. The pearl of tahiti is a gem that rehydrates on skin contact, so wearing it often is enssential. Any acid aggression can be fatal. Its main enemies are chlorinted water, perfume or hairspray… The Tahitian pearl should be wiped regulary with a soft cloth.