PEARLS – Seawater vs Freshwater

Now that you know how a pearl is formed from our last Blog it is time to explore the provenance and difference between saltwater pearls and freshwater pearls. Saltwater pearls have their provenance in the PINTADINES Seawater pearl producing shellfish are not in fact oysters. Although for ease everyone has and will continue to call... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day Pearls

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we at Coleman Douglas Pearls will start popping open the champagne at our studio in Beauchamp Place. Here is a selection of our favourite Valentine's Day appropriate pearls. We also have a section dedicated to Anniversary Gifts so please do have a browse and ...see you soon !... Continue Reading →

Types of Pearls

Here at Coleman Douglas Pearls we understand that there is a lot of mystery behind pearls and how they are formed into beautiful pieces of jewellery, but there doesn’t need to be. It’s quite simple really. As you probably know, they are created by oysters and mussels. Oysters tend to only produce one pearl in... Continue Reading →

The Diamond Edit

Diamonds and pearls have to be two of the most beautiful and recognizable gemstones. Here at Coleman Douglas Pearls we can't get enough of them. Here is a blog post dedicated to the beautiful pairing. For 1,000 years, starting in roughly the 4th century BC, India was the only source of diamonds. In 1725, important... Continue Reading →

Mix and Match

Pearls with Gemstones One of the best things about pearls is their ability to go with anything. You can wear them with jeans, you can wear pearls with your black tie dress, even men can wear them. Get Pierce Brosnan wearing a solo Tahitian pearl on a leather cord or Johnny Depp in a Tahitian... Continue Reading →

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Coleman Douglas Pearls is in a state of festive fun and cheer with only one week left until the big day! We understand that you will all be running around finalizing the last minute details but hope you manage to squeeze one last visit to us in before the new year! With pearls, champagne, truffles... Continue Reading →

Tanzanite and Turquoise

December - the final month of the year and the last to find out about their two birthstones, Tanzanite and Turquoise. Coleman Douglas Pearls believes that these two stones perfectly represent the  month with their wintery and icy blue hues. And you all know what colour is blue's best friend - White! Making our pearls... Continue Reading →

The Monroe effect!

When you think of Marilyn Monroe most people instantly think of her singing 'Happy Birthday Mr President' to JFK. But as it is The Pearl Month we have slightly adapted the words... Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday Mr Pearlfect, Happy Birthday to you! Continuing our 'Pearl Family' walk, we will... Continue Reading →

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