Pearl Month!

A new month means a new birthstone and this month it is the pearl - associated with faithfulness, loyalty & friendship. Pearls are formed from the protective reaction of an oyster or mussel to accidental or deliberate introduction of a foreign body into its organism. This reaction creates concentric layers of nacre which are deposited... Continue Reading →

Flower Power

It's that time of the year again when the world descends upon Chelsea for the annual RHS flower show, and we are fully embracing the flower power here at Coleman Douglas Pearls! Our felt and pearl flowers are blossoming in our showrooms along with Katharine Amies botanical artwork which is halfway through its exhibition.  ... Continue Reading →

Diamond’s are Forever

We love diamonds here at Coleman Douglas Pearls it is the birthstone for those lucky enough to be born in April! Pearls and diamond are such a classic combination, we adore the pairing which exudes timeless elegance. We have a popular diamond and pearl range here at Coleman Douglas Pearls which includes pearl earrings similar... Continue Reading →

Aquamarine – The feel good stone

What better way to celebrate that Spring is here than checking out the gorgeous blues of aquamarine, a firm favorite of one of our Pearl Team here at Coleman Douglas Pearls. Aquamarine is the birthstone of March and is said to bring the wearer good feelings and lasting relationships. It is the blue member of the... Continue Reading →

Sale! …Royal Pearls For Sale!

Yes you heard right, a beautiful natural pearl necklace, once belonging to the Spanish Royal Family, is being sold in 2 days time at Christie's... interested? Our Pearl Team are! These rare 19th century natural pearls were collected by King Ferdinand VII of Spain for his wife Marie Christina of Bourbon -Two Sicilies, they were... Continue Reading →

Delicious September

Finally we have got through the summer and September is here with all her delicious oyster goodness! But before you dive into the oysters let our Pearl Company share a pearl of wisdom with you. Only eat oysters in months containing the letter 'R' in their names. For example September, October, November etc. ...It would... Continue Reading →

…..GOLD…..

Many of you will have watched the James Bond films 'Man with the Golden gun' and 'Golden Eye'. But why, I hear you ask, is a Pearl Company dedicating a whole blog to them?! The clue is in the title...Gold. _______________________________GOLDEN PEARLS_____________________________ Did you know that you can find deep golden natural coloured pearls? Produced... 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 →

Blooming Brilliant!

It's a colour, texture, natural beauty feast as well as a hay fever sufferer's worst nightmare... it's The Chelsea Flower Show! Budding (excuse the pun!) designers have been fighting it out with trowel and spade to create the best flower display possible, with this years show looking like it might be the best yet. Upside... Continue Reading →

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