History of Tahitian Pearls

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Tahitian pearls also identified, as black pearls are the most exotic and necessary after gemstones on the market today. Because they are usually dark colour precious stones are also called black pearls, although the colour varies from grey to silver, bronze and exotic species, including lots of white chocolate, Baroque and even a peacock green. Pearl and this unique elusive first cultivated in 1961 by Jean-Marie Dormand, a French marine resource managers in French Polynesia.

Cultivation experiment first came in the lagoon of the atoll and Bora Bora, French Polynesia Hikueru. This makes the first harvest in 1965, which resulted in more than 1000 of the black pearl. This is the first black pearl export until 1972, but soon the secret was out and in 1996 more than $ 152,000,000 black diamonds are transported out of French Polynesia. Oddly enough, this pearl is harvested in Tahiti, but rich in coral islands that make up French Polynesia.

With a rich sheen, mother of pearl and smooth, clean Tahiti are perfect for pendants, necklaces, earrings and other jewellery. Because demand for the discovery of rare stones, including pearls from Tahiti, has increased every year and the conservation of force in the waters of French Polynesia to allow storage of enough oyster beds. When the settlers in several locations to find pearls dried up in 1700 main crop more quickly because the dramatic demand for exotic jewellery.
Tahitian pearls come from the black-lipped oyster Pinctada margaritifera known. Oysters are very small and lasted only a few cultivation process and produce better gem. It is frequently than other Tahitian pearl jewellery including Akoya highly sought after and varieties of the South Sea.

Each of these black pearls is very unique and find a mate for a pair of earrings can be time consuming. Expert pearl jewellery stores and often have to sift through hundreds of black pearls to find one that fits close enough to be used for earrings and jewellery.

Because the rich sheen, limited history and the history of the Tahitian pearl is the jewel in a whisper after the market latest jewellery and watches can be found in a terrible pearls, earrings, necklaces, pendants, cuff and decorative ornaments.


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