Paspaley is the source of the world finest and most valuable cultured pearls and the last significant source of natural pearls. They have been pearl farming over 80 years and three generations and still continue today.
The beauty of a pearl lies in its lustre. Natural lustre is instantly recognisable, referring to the behaviour of light interacting with the countless layers of pearl nacre. Nacre is the pearlescent organic material created by the oyster, which forms the pearl.
Learn about the cultivation process, from diving, seeding, husbandry, harvest to grading. Understand the five virtues of lustre, complexion, shape, size and colour. What makes an excellent pearl or a poor pearl and the authenticity.
Afterwards visit their gift shop and perhaps purchase a unique pearl creation.
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