Pearls in 2020: Personalisation

Pearls in 2020: Personalisation

by Joanne BRENT January 22, 2020

Pearls are a natural, organic, environmentally-sustaining and virtually-renewable gemstone from the ocean. They come in all shapes and colors, play well with other gems, metals, and materials, and can be quite affordable compared to other options like diamonds. What is more millennial than that?

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The Rise of Eco-Friendly Pearls | Namaka Jewelry

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Pearls | Namaka Jewelry

by Kristina Ganina September 02, 2019

In the past, harvesting pearls was only possible in the wild. This is because thousands upon thousands of oysters would need to be caught and opened just to source a few of these gems. As a result, centuries of pearl rushes and over-exploitation put a massive strain on this natural resource. However, with the invention and rise in popularity of cultivated pearl farming over the 20th century, this widespread large-scale fishing for oysters was finally put to an end.

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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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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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