Visit Us At The Shepton Mallet Antiques, Vintage & Collector's Fair 9-11th March!

Mark your calendar's now! We are very much looking forward to showcasing our beautiful pearls at the Shepton Mallet Antiques, Vintage & Collector's Fair from the 9th-11th March at the Royal Bath & West Showground.  Friday - 12pm-5pm, Saturday - 9am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm. We will have a broad selection of our bestselling pearls including classic large baroque cultured freshwater pearls as well as fun & fabulous semi-precious and sterling silver charms.   If there is anything you particularly want us to bring then please contact us via email -

Annual Christmas Sale

Join us for our Annual Christmas Sale Friday, 4th November, 9.30am - 5pm Holy Trinity Church, Guildford High St, GU1 3RR (next to Sainsburys) Bring your restringing, feast your eyes upon our new arrivals and snap up our best sellers!

September Birthstones

The birthstones for September are Sapphire & Lapis Lazuli. Sapphire: the name derives from the Greek word sappheiros meaning blue (which could have been referring to lapis lazuli at that time). It is from the mineral corundum and is a gemstone known for wisdom and royalty. Well the Duchess of Cambridge's engagement ring with its breathtaking sapphire surrounded by diamonds is the perfect example! The gemstone is very hard which means that, not only are sapphires used as jewellery, but they are also used in diverse applications ranging from scientific instruments to high-durable windows. Here at Pearls of the Orient...

August Birthstone

The birthstone for August is Peridot.  Peridot: the name derives from the Arabic word faridet which means ‘gem’.  This birthstone is one of only a few gemstones where it is only one colour – green.  There are many beautiful shades of green although it is believed that the deeper the colour, the more it’s sought after.  Peridot’s green colour is derived from the amount of iron in the stone; thus the richer the green the more iron!  Peridot was originally sourced from Egypt but today it can be found in many different countries including the US, Pakistan, Vietnam and China. ...

Who is wearing our pearls?

We are very excited to let you know that the wonderful Mary Berry wears our 3 strand cultured baroque pearl necklace on the front cover of a Radio Times. Clearly a woman with good taste! We always look forward to watching her TV series' and feasting our eyes on her cooking and her pearls!