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Tahitian Pearls

Although they are commonly called black pearls, Tahitian pearls offer a wide range of colours. In their natural state, they show a palette of infinite, unique shades ranging from cherry, cream, peacock, green, blue, grey to white. Tahitian pearls come in a great number of shapes, usually divided into five categories: round/semi-round, oval/button, drop, circled,… Read More »

Monarchical Silver

Historically, in England and elsewhere, silver was and still is a precious metal that only the very rich could afford. Since most of the land’s wealth belonged to the monarchy prior to more egalitarian spread, silver objects were made by monarchs, noblemen and some traders as gifts for services rendered, marriages or as trading gifts.… Read More »

Spiritual Gems – Jade

Mention your “colic stone” necklace in your jewellery collection and you are unlikely to bring on a grimace among friends. They are both one and the same. Blame it on the Spanish consquitadors who, when observing South American natives using the stone for talismanic and healing rituals, called the lustrous green stone “piedra de tjada”… Read More »

Made in Singapore

S*Pore (pronounced as es po:r) is not a deliberate mistake or computer error. It is Singapore’s own brand of high quality jewellery launched by S*Pore (Japan) Ltd in Japan. This is a joint venture between TDB Holdings, an investment arm of Trade Development Board (TDB) and Heiwado & Co., Japan. The company aims to promote,… Read More »