Pearls: New Documentary Dives Into the History of the Pearl & More

‘Power’ UpWhen Taylor Higgins signed on to produce The Journey of the Pearl, a documentary about global pearl farming (including Chinese freshwaters), for the Cultured Pearl Association of America in 2010, he didn’t expect his link to the pearling world to last beyond the film. But just as collectors fall in love with the luster of pearls themselves, Higgins—the co-CEO, writer, director, and producer of Austin, Texas–based On the Reel Productions—was so bewitched by the backstory of pearls that he didn’t want the Journey to end. So he and business partner Ahbra Perry embarked on a new doc about saltwater pearling in the South Pacific, specifically the Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia.Goldenberry ring with golden Philippine South Sea pearl and 1.11 cts. t.w. diamonds in 18k gold; price on request; Jewelmer, Makati City, Philippines; 632-810-0266; jewelmer.comWhile the C

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