Marie Antoinette’s personal collection of pearls is set to go under the hammer in a landmark jewellery sale. The remarkable items, which were smuggled out of France during the Revolution, are being offered for sale as part of a $5million catalogue of royal jewels being put up for auction at Sotheby’s, Geneva, later this year. According to Read More →

Mikimoto recently launched a new digital campaign to highlight the modern woman’s perception of pearls through highly stylised films. The “Explore the Original” campaign was launched in the US on November 1. The campaign was unveiled in partnership with Mikimoto’s Digital Agency of Record (AOR), Rokkan. “The Mikimoto pearl necklace has become an iconic symbol Read More →

Gyso Pearls & Jewellery Ltd of Hong Kong is aiming to captivate professional buyers at the September Hong Kong Fair with its broad selection of loose pearls and pearl jewellery pieces. The company is highlighting its Sourcing Christmas Collection, which includes contemporary jewellery embellished with Tahitian, Akoya or freshwater pearls. It also offers trendy pieces Read More →

Hong Kong companies purchased pearls amounting to US$220 million from Japanese traders in 2015, 70 percent of which were re-sold to mainland China, according to a recent report. Pearl jewellery has been steadily gaining popularity in mainland China especially since Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan has been spotted wearing pearl ornaments on several occasions, Read More →