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August 15, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
The East Providence, R.I.–based Cultured Pearl Association of America is accepting entries for its 2014–15 International Pearl Design Competition through Sept. 5.The contest encourages designers...
August 1, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Anyone who has ever been curious about the inner workings of pearl farms can now enter a contest for a chance to win a trip to one. The Cultured Pearl Association of America is hosting its second...
July 11, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
When Jeremy Shepherd, the CEO of PearlParadise.com, saw a strand of what he thought were supremely lustrous, richly hued, and uncommonly large 20 mm Tahitian keshi at Emiko Pearls’ booth...
June 25, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
CIBJO president Gaetano Cavalieri talked sustainability in the cultured pearl sector on June 21 in Hong Kong as part of the Sustainable Pearls Forum. Cavalieri urged attendees to recognize a...
The Vault May 29, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Back to the FrontAs pearl brands continue to spread their fashion-forward message, Yoko London makes good on those claims in its Duet earrings, featuring two lustrous pearls that seesaw on long...
The Vault April 28, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Thank Heaven for Little PearlsPerhaps it’s because Hisano Shepherd is petite (she’s just 5 feet tall). Or maybe it’s that she’s ­married to PearlParadise.com founder Jeremy ­Shepherd, whose...
April 16, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
British auction house Woolley & Wallis has denied media reports that it’s about to sell the world’s largest natural pearl—but notes that the specimen it’s selling is still pretty impressive, and...
Brilliant April 2, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Philanthropist Noreen Stonor Drexel, who passed away in 2012 at age 90, may be best remembered for her tireless work for the American Red Cross and other health organizations. But the Newport, R.I.,...
The Vault April 2, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
New Girl With a PearlThe “Girl With a Pearl Earring” painting by Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer has inspired many, ­including Lee Wiser McIntosh. The Atlanta-based ­jewelry maker and founder of...
The Way We Wore February 2, 2014
By Aubry D’Arminio
We all have one: a gorgeous, sentimental piece of ­jewelry given to us by someone special that just isn’t our style. Even the late Princess Diana. When the 20-year-old earl’s daughter married Prince...
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