CULTURED PEARLS AND "WILD-CAUGHT" PEARLS, WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

CULTURED PEARLS AND "WILD-CAUGHT" PEARLS, WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

by Anna Semiachko June 25, 2018

You can think of cultured pearls as "farmed" pearls while "wild-caught" pearls are those rarely found in the nature that appear without any human intervention. Both farmed and "wild" pearls grow in the same way...

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NAMAKA ORIGINS: FRANCK TEHAAMATAI

NAMAKA ORIGINS: FRANCK TEHAAMATAI

by Anna Semiachko June 13, 2018

Franck Tehaamatai is one of the pioneers in cultured pearl production in French Polynesia. And currently, he is one of the most successful pearl farmers in Tahiti.

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