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Cultured Pearls, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

The Victoria & Albert Museum in London has a fabulous exhibition about cultured pearls from September 2013 – 19 January 2014.   Their amazing video shows the fascinating history of cultured pearls, incredible stories and how the love of pearls grew over the ages.   This is a must for all who have a Passion […]


How to Clean Your Pearls

I’m often asked how pearls should be cleaned so as not to affect their natural lustre. Here are the simple instructions:   Simply wipe them gently using a soft, clean cloth dampened with warm water.  If you wish you can add a drop of white spirit in with the warm water, nothing else!  Never use […]

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Video in Honour of Pets in Pearls 2013

Our beautiful Pearly Pets honoured in this video – enjoy the music, love the cute faces and gorgeous poses … not to mention the stunning pearls!  Click the link and have some fun!  

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Pearly Pet Hall of Fame 2013

Our Pearly Pet Facebook Competition winners. Congratulations to these beautiful Pearly Pets! 23rd November 2013, Connor from Cremorne, NSW 16th November 2013, Joey from Mosman, NSW 14th November 2013, Coco from Mosman, NSW 10th November 2013, Indianna from Cherrybrook, NSW 1st November 2013, Babyladdoo from Singapore 1st October 2013, Azreal from Maine, USA 8th September […]

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To celebrate our passion for pearls, and because pearls are the birthstone for June, here are some famously beautiful June birthday ladies who are so elegant in pearls! Marilyn Monroe, 1 June photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Angelina Jolie, 4 June photo courtesy of Natalie Portman, 9 June photo courtesy of Isabella Rossellini, […]

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Wearing pearls is said to bring out the best qualities in a person. Honesty, integrity, purity, and intelligence are prized among all cultures and the pearl can enhance these good qualities in any person. Have a look at our beautiful necklaces, bracelets and earrings on this website!

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A Passion for Pearls Turtle Bracelet

According to Chinese mythology the Phoenix, Unicorn, Dragon and Turtle are the most sacred animals. Of them all, the turtle is the only one living today. As one of the animals that has endured longest on earth, the turtle is considered as a symbol of wisdom, endurance, wealth and long life. It is believed that […]

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Pearly Pets in JCK Jewelry Magazine!

An exciting moment in time for A Passion for Pearls!  JCK Jewelry Magazine has run a story on our Pearly Pets competition … yes, we have taken our passion for pearls to the heights of silliness however our customers are loving it! Read the full article here: Jewelers & Pets: Pets in Pearls Down Under […]

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How To Tell If Your Pearls Are Real or Fake

I’m often asked how to tell if pearls are real or fake.  There are many ways to scientifically prove this however it’s expensive to go through all the professional tests.  Here are some simple ways to quickly tell if the pearls in your hand are real or fake.  Just click on the link below to […]