While walking the floor of the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Show we found
ourselves returning to the Galatea booth daily. Chi, the founder is a
true artist and visionary, creating some of the most interesting pearls
at the show. Some purists may cringe at the thought of carving up a
perfect Tahitian pearl but you can't deny the skill and aesthetics of
these one of kind pearls. I strongly suggest you check out Chi's website
to view his entire collection: http://www.galateausa.com Read More...
Around 5:00am I started tossing and turning, equal parts of excitement and jet lag have left me unable to sleep. Today is day one of the Hong Kong Jewellery and gem show and I couldn't wait to see what’s going to be on offer this year. The trick to remember is, we have several days to enjoy the show and we can't possibly see everything in one day. Read More...
It’s always fun to paw through large lots of Tahitian pearls looking for those rare colors but for the most part those are one off pearls (I’m still hunting for the perfect blue Tahitian for myself) and not something you can create a line of jewelry around. Last week however we got lucky with a very special delivery...
raw un-photoshopped photo of our cherry/peacock Tahitian pearls.