Tiffany & Co. Uses Rare Pearls From The Gulf In Its Latest High Jewellery Collection

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The collection was unveiled in Doha, Qatar (Instagram/tiffanyandco)

Tiffany & Co. debuted a breathtaking high jewellery collection featuring rare pearls sourced in the Gulf

Any jewellery aficionado would recognise the Tiffany & Co. Bird on a Rock brooch created by Jean Schlumberger in 1965. The piece depicts a diamond bird perched atop a cushion-cut gemstone; originally designed for the Tiffany Yellow Diamond, the bird has since been featured alongside a plethora of coloured stones.

Tiffany & Co Bird on a Pearl

Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger® Bird on a Pearl pendant in platinum and 18K yellow gold with 30 carats of baroque natural saltwater white pearls, diamonds and pink sapphires

Bird on a Pearl reimagines the iconic creation with an exquisite 21-piece high jewellery collection that utilises rare saltwater pearls sourced in the Gulf.  The region’s natural pearls are regarded as some of the world’s most precious, and Bird on a Pearl captures their magnificence. One particular masterpiece is a three-strand necklace totalling over 371 carats which comprises graduated light-cream pearls and six diamond-covered birds.

Tiffany & Co. Bird on a Pearl

Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger® Bird on a Pearl necklace in platinum and 18k yellow gold with 316 carats of pearls, diamonds and pink sapphires

“Crafting an entire collection with natural saltwater pearls is rarely achieved. It is an extraordinary opportunity for our clients to have access to such a prestigious collection of natural saltwater pearls, and for these pearls to be set in designs that pay homage to one of Tiffany’s most iconic creations,” explained Tiffany & Co.’s Chief Gemologist Victoria Reynolds in a statement. Unveiled in Doha, Bird on a Pearl features pearls acquired from Qatari businessman Hussein Al Fardan’s private collection.

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