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 →

The Gold Edit

This week the team at Coleman Douglas Pearls have decided to showcase just how well Pearls match with everyone’s favourite metal, Gold. Why do we love gold so much? It was the first metal to be widely known to the human race, beautiful, shiny and malleable it has been the favourite ever since. The Incas... 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 →

Our Christmas Gift Guide

December is here and the festivities are really starting to get us all excited here at Coleman Douglas Pearls. Don't worry if you haven't finished your Christmas shopping yet you have come to the right place! We can help you find presents for everyone you are looking for and wrap them in our luxury Christmas... Continue Reading →

Award winning pearls

Our designer Chrissie Douglas has won numerous design awards since starting her career, especially in her Tahitian pearl designs. Chrissie’s aim has always been to offer an investment in style and value by utilising her expert pearl knowledge coupled with an excellent network of suppliers. Her innovative and fresh use of pearls with semi-precious stones and... Continue Reading →

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