Welcome back to Raw Pearls Lucy!

Lucy at IJL with us in 2016 Lucy Davies is returning to our close-knit team, 12 years after she first joined us! She will be taking on the role of Marketing and Sales Assistant. She started working for us as a full time pearl stringer back in 2005 but left us for [...]

Welcome back to Raw Pearls Lucy! 2017-06-30T20:52:44+00:00

Feature product: Our elegant sliding pearl on chain

A top seller at IJL was our simple and elegant single pearl on a chain. This is a wonderfully versatile piece, being ideal as a bridal option as well as being suitable for a wide variety of ages and styles. It offers customers an effortless gift option, which is especially beneficial as we enter the [...]

Feature product: Our elegant sliding pearl on chain 2017-07-04T16:35:10+00:00

Donating a small pearl for a big cause

The National Association of Jewellers has announced the its’ winners for the Childline charm competition. Dower & Hall’s ‘Wrapped in Love’ charm celebrates the fantastic work of the Childline charity which celebrates it's 30th birthday this year. Raw Pearls is delighted to have supported this unique competition with the donation of the pearl for this [...]

Donating a small pearl for a big cause 2016-12-14T12:02:09+00:00

The challenge of rising pearl prices

Raw Pearls director Miranda Raw on the challenge of rising pearl prices According to research by the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index, the value of pearls has risen by a staggering 369% in the past decade due to strong demand. But it has only been in recent years that customer opinion of pearls has [...]

The challenge of rising pearl prices 2016-12-14T12:02:09+00:00

Lili Meadow Jewellery

Former Raw Pearls team member Lucy Jean Davies has launched her own online artisan jewellery store As one of the country’s leading wholesalers, Raw Pearls has a proud history of working with some of the industry’s leading designers and stockists of pearl jewellery. And occasionally we’ve trained some of its best and most evocative [...]

Lili Meadow Jewellery 2016-12-14T12:02:09+00:00

Raw Pearls reveals IJL best-sellers

Pearl trade supplier Raw Pearls has confirmed its latest best-sellers following the recent International Jewellery London (IJL) show. According to Raw Pearls, there were six standout products from its ranges that performed particularly well at the tradeshow, which took place from September 6-8 at London Olympia. Necklaces were the most popular item with three [...]

Raw Pearls reveals IJL best-sellers 2016-12-14T12:02:09+00:00

The Rise of Eco-friendly Pearl Farming by Brian Clark Howard

When Josh Humbert inspects his farm, he dives into the clear blue waters of a lagoon, on a picture-perfect island that is fringed with palm trees. Humbert is the manager and owner of Kamoka Pearl, a boutique family business on the French Polynesian atoll of Ahe that is trying to shake up the international [...]

The Rise of Eco-friendly Pearl Farming by Brian Clark Howard 2016-12-14T12:02:10+00:00

Pearls: Nature’s sustainable gem

Pearls – unlike any other gem – are organic, created inside a living mollusk. (A GIA research article) Pearls – unlike any other gem – are organic, created inside a living mollusk. Regardless if it forms naturally or is cultured with care, pearls develop beneath the water’s surface amidst plants, animals and an often [...]

Pearls: Nature’s sustainable gem 2016-12-14T12:02:10+00:00

Pearls for the future

A celebration of the world of modern pearls and a futuristic photo shoot and a trend report from Kathyn Bishop on new interpretations of a very classic gem. View the report

Pearls for the future 2016-12-14T12:02:10+00:00