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World's Largest Database On Famous Pearls
The world's largest free database on famous pearls, a project that was in the pipeline for almost two years has been launched officially. Internet Stones. COM is a media firm dedicated to the development of the gem and jewellery industry.
By: Dr Shihaan Larif
The project which has been in the pipeline for two years was undertaken by Dr Shihaan Larif and Mr Lareef Samad. They are both based in Sri Lanka, a country which is well known for natural pearls. According to the recorded history of Sri Lanka, the Mahawamsa the great historical chronicle of Sri Lanka, the pearl industry was well established by the 5th Century B.C. (The period of King Vijaya). The antiquity of the pearl trade in Sri Lanka is discussed under the Sultan Pearl Necklace at the following link: http://www.internetstones.com/
In the famous pearls index page, the pearls are listed alphabetically with links to the individual pages on famous pearls. Each pearl is then discussed extensively on dedicated pages. Users are also welcome to ask questions, comment and give suggestions on our forums.
Some of the pearls discussed include the Abernethy Pearl, Arco Valley Pearl, Barbara Hutton / Marie Antoinette Pearl Necklace, Baroda Pearl Necklace, Big Pink Pearl,Birks Black Tahitian Double Row Cultured Pearl Necklace,Biwa Pearl Bracelet,Black Beauty Pearl,Cambridge Lovers Knot Tiara, Canning Jewel,Christopher Walling Abalone Pearl,Chrysanthemum Pearl Brooch,Countess Mona Von Bismarch Two-Strand Pearl Necklace,Gulf Pearl Parure, Hope Pearl, Imperial Hong Kong Pearl,Kellie Pearl,La Pelegrina Pearl,La Peregrina Pearl and the La Regente Pearl. More pearls are going to be added in the near future. It will also be an ongoing project where new pearls will be added as they are discovered or appear in the market.
The origin, characteristics, scientific and historical aspects of each famous pearl is discussed extensively.
The database is available online free of charge for everyone to view at the following link http://www.internetstones.com/
Internet Stones.COM is a media organization based in Sri Lanka. It is dedicated to the development of the gem and jewellery industry in Sri Lanka and worldwide. In addition to free current news in the gemstone and jewellery industry It also has an extensive reference database on gemstones, diamonds and jewellery which has been quoted by many well known news agencies such as Bloomberg.
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Internet Stones. COM is a media organization dedicated to the development of the gem and jewellery industry in Sri Lanka and worldwide.
We also have an extensive resource on famous diamonds, pearls and gemstones that has been quoted by Bloomberg etc.
Page Updated Last on: Jul 10, 2009