Famous Pearl Lovers: The Icons of Style

Famous Pearl Lovers: The Icons of Style

by Anna Semiachko January 03, 2019

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." - Marilyn Monroe

The Girl with a Pearl Earring

Those who love art would surely be familiar with the painting “Girl with a Pearl Earring”. Oil on canvas, a masterpiece created by a Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer in the middle of the 17th century. She is wearing an exotic dress with an oriental turban, she threw a look over her shoulder, there is something captivating and intimate in the way she glances at the viewer. Her skin is smooth and tender, lips gently opened. A large pearl earring accentuates the graceful contour of her young face.

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The Wonder of the Pearl: Myths and Legends

The Wonder of the Pearl: Myths and Legends

by Anna Semiachko October 04, 2018

 Symbolic Meaning of Pearl and its Magical Properties

Pearl was widely used in traditional Chinese medicine and was believed to have strong healing properties.

Pearl has always symbolized the power of love, wealth and nobility. Pearl jewelry presented as a gift to children was meant to protect them and bring good luck. Pearls have a calming effect and are bringing the karma in balance, they bond people together and strengthen relationships, and therefore pearl jewelry was and is til nowadays a wonderful gift that you can make for your loved ones, friends and business partners.

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Jewelry and Photography - a Graceful Alliance

Jewelry and Photography - a Graceful Alliance

by Anna Semiachko September 03, 2018

Dear customers and friends, as elegant pearl jewelry and fine photography are our biggest passions we decided to use the extra space that we had at our store at 322 Ngu Hanh Son Street with advantage and make a little present for every visitor who discovers Namaka Jewelry.

We set up a professional photo studio embedded in the space of the store, fully equipped to take the best portrait photographs of our dear guests. 

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Namaka Pearl Shopping Guide

Namaka Pearl Shopping Guide

by Anna Semiachko August 09, 2018

Everybody knows, what are the 4 Cs that define the value of a diamond: they are cut, color, carat and clarity. A similar classification is applied when grading pearls, but the criteria that affect the price are a bit more diverse.

The main criteria determining the value of a pearl are: size, shape, surface quality, luster and color.

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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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SHE COMES IN COLORS EVERYWHERE. SHE'S LIKE A RAINBOW…

SHE COMES IN COLORS EVERYWHERE. SHE'S LIKE A RAINBOW…

by Anna Semiachko June 20, 2018

Tahitian pearls are often called “black pearls” because they are formed by unique species of a black lip oyster Pinctada Margaritifera Cumingi, but it doesn’t mean that they are all black color.

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WHY IS THERE A SHOT GLASS OF WATER IN A PEARL JEWELRY SHOWCASE?

WHY IS THERE A SHOT GLASS OF WATER IN A PEARL JEWELRY SHOWCASE?

by Anna Semiachko June 19, 2018

Our customers and friends often ask us, why we have a small glass of water displayed in every showcase next to the pearl strands, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and other pearl jewelry.

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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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WHEN PATIENCE GIVES BIRTH TO LUXURY

WHEN PATIENCE GIVES BIRTH TO LUXURY

by Anna Semiachko June 12, 2018

It takes about two years to grow an oyster that is able to give birth to a pearl and another one and a half years at least for the pearl to form in its body. 

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Pearl Family Business

Pearl Family Business

by Jonathan SAYEB February 13, 2018

Hello everyone, today i just wanted to share one of my favorite picture taken by my dad in my other dad's Pearl Farm in Fakarava. That's what I call Family Business !!!

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