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Rare pearls directly from the ocean, to you…
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History

Pearls from the depths of the lagoon as black as midnight...
In the South seas where the trades blow and time languishes from dawn to moonrise there exists a pearl so beautiful the ancients revered them as tears of the gods. Our love of the Tahitian Pearl was to begin as we left the port of Papeete on a 72' Scorpion yacht under full sail. Compass heading: Fletcher Christian’s infamous retreat, Pitcairn Island. We landed on Mangareva, in the heart of the Gambier Islands, for water and fresh fruit. Under the shade of the coconut palms, Tahitians drank cold Hinano beer and played with mysterious dark marbles...pearls from the depths of the lagoons as black as midnight. I traded everything I could find aboard the sailboat for those precious pearls and left with only one thought, that maybe one day we would find more of these treasures…..Many years later when I started my own pearling station in the pristine waters of Raiatea, I remember this distant atoll where I was first seduced by the mystery of the black pearl…Today, Anapa Pearls are renowned worldwide for their exceptional quality. From the runways of Paris to the finest jewelers, our pearls are consistently chosen by the most discriminating designers to become couture collections, museum pieces and stunning jewels. In house, our own pearl creations are designed for elegant simplicity, in honor of the exquisite pearls from which they are created. Visit our online collections or call us for personalized assistance. We hope you enjoy our site and the world of Anapa Pearls.
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Pearl Connoisseur

Truly appreciating the beauty of pearls is like appreciating the fineness of great wines.
A few essential notions of what to look for from the experts and you will be on your way to recognizing quality pearls. The Gemological Institute of America has defined the five criteria for grading cultured pearls. Take a moment to peruse our quality guide and discover the unique beauty of nature’s rarest gift, The Pearl of Tahiti.
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QUALITY GUIDE

The Gemological Institute of America has defined the five criterias
for grading cultured pearls:
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Shape

Sublime perfection...exotic baroques, eccentric circled, classic teardrops and the rarest of all, the true round... Let the beauty of Tahiti inspire you and choose the pearl which expresses you !
Every pearl is unique....
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Size

Perles de Tahiti range in size from 7 mm pearls perfect for earrings to extremely rare 17 - 20 mm pearls. The larger the pearl indicates the maturity of the oyster and the time it has spent developing within the mother of pearl. The rarest of all, rounds of this size are true collection pieces.
Beautiful in any size, choosing your pearl diameter is simply a matter of personal preference...
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Color

Tahitian mythology  tells us about  the story of Oro, the ancient god of peace and fertillity who brought the black pearl oyster to earth upon a rainbow... From Midnight black to champagne and chocolate, aubergine, pistachio, aqua, rose and silver.  The palette of colors is as rich as the many nuances of a rainbow.
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Purity of surface

The purity of surface, whether a pearl is blemished or marked is integral to proper classification and understanding the quality meter of pearls.
A   The highest quality, an A pearl must have exceptional luster and orient.
      One or two light «beauty marks» are acceptable. 

B   Minor blemishes, good luster and orient.

C   Many blemishes, poor luster and orient.
D   Deep blemishes, no luster and orient.
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ORIENT & LUSTER

One of the most important criterias for grading your pearl is the level of orient and luster your pearl radiates. Pearls of the highest quality have a reflective mirror-like effect allowing you to see deeply into their depths, as clear as crystal. Pearls radiating a dull or tarnished orient are lower quality.
Luster is the finish or polish of a pearl. Quality pearls should all have a natural sheen to them.
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Pearl Care

The pearls true element…the ocean
If the lagoons of Tahiti and her islands are too far, occasionally bathe your pearls in salted water and gloss with a bit of olive oil and a soft cloth.
  • Store your pearls in the Anapa pearl pouch and protect them from gold or diamond jewelry, as these can scratch your pearls.
  • Perfume, cosmetics and hair spray should be applied before wearing your pearls. Never wear your pearls in a chlorinated pool.
  • Above all, wear your pearls; your natural oils keep them lustrous.
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Visit

Join our pearl divers and explore
the rare aquatic reserve and coral garden where the pearl oyster
lives in perfect harmony.The Anapa Pearl Farm, where nature creates perfection.
Reservations Required
Call us to reserve your 
“Creation of the Black Pearl tour“ today


Tel USA     541 840 6753

Tel TAHITI 689 87 707 607

info@anapapearls.com

Locate us on the Google Map below. 
Overnight Moorings available.
Complimentary boat shuttle.

CONTACT US

BP 790 Uturoa Raiatea Tahiti 98735 French Polynesia
Tahiti Office Tel. 87 707 607 | USA Office Tel. 541 840 6753