• Pearls are believed to be discovered by people looking for food along the seashore and are officially the world’s oldest gems. 
  • The quality of the pearls is determined by the luster and the shine of the pearls, it’s smoothness and its shape -round, oval, pear shaped and even misshapen (baroque pearls).
  •  Pearls are found in a variety of colours; white, cream, black, grey and silver.
  • Natural pearls are rare and found in the Persian Gulf.
  • Cultured pearls such as the Baggins Pearls are grown in pearl farms.
  •  Saltwater pearls are grown in the Japanese and Chinese waters and are usually white or cream in colour and round in shape. 
  • South Sea pearls are produced in Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. They can be naturally white, cream, or golden in colour.
  • Freshwater pearls are grown in freshwater lakes, rivers and ponds in China. They come in several shapes and in an array of pastel colours.
  • Imitation pearls are usually a coated glass beads made to look like real pearls.
  • Pearls are the Birthstone for June. It is the gem for the 3rd and the 30th Anniversary.
  • Pearls have been dated to be worn since the 20th century by icons and royalty like Jackie Kennedy, Coco Chanel, Elizabeth Taylor and Princess Diana. 
  • These stunning gems still sparkle into today’s world of fashion and worn on different occasions as rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
  • Pearls are said to a gem gives a sense of calmness and enhances personal integrity.

  • Gemworld Limited has a beautiful variety of pearls.
  • If you would like something in particular and don’t see it on our site please don’t hesitate to contact us, as we may have it in our offices abroad.