Antique Pearl Jewellery

Pearls have been  beloved for centuries, cherished  for their rarity, elegance and lustre, making vintage pearl jewellery a must-have for any collector. Our collection of antique and vintage pearl jewellery has been curated with great care, collecting beautiful antique pearls and stunning antique pearl jewellery pieces. Discover the full collection below.

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We are proud to offer an exquisite collection of vintage pearl jewellery, each piece with a unique story. We search for  the finest pearl antiques for our collection and  offer  an eclectic range of antique and vintage pearl jewellery. 

Vintage pearl jewellery is timeless, transcending trends and showcasing the enduring beauty of pearls. Our vintage pearl jewellery collection includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more. Whatever your vintage jewellery collection is missing, our stunning vintage pearl jewellery selection offers something for you.

What makes vintage pearl jewellery special?

Vintage pearl jewellery features a notoriously difficult to collect gemstone, and so was always crafted into pieces of the highest quality. Pearls – and pearl jewellery – are rare, making them especially collectable. 

How can I tell if my antique pearls are authentic?

Gatsby’s vintage and antique jewellery experts inspect every vintage pearl in our collection, taking care and attention throughout the authentication process. Every piece of vintage pearl jewellery within our collection is an authentic vintage pearl.

How should I care for my vintage pearl jewellery?

Always store your vintage pearl jewellery away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures, preferably within a soft cloth bag when not in use.  Avoid exposing your vintage pearl jewellery to chemicals or harsh cleaning products. Should you need to clean the vintage pearl, gently wipe it with a soft, damp cloth or take it to a professional antique jewellery cleaner.

Can vintage pearls be restrung or repaired?

If you require any minor repairs to a piece of vintage pearl jewellery, these should only ever be carried out by a professional jeweller – never attempt to repair vintage pearl jewellery yourself, as vintage and antique pearls can be very susceptible to damage.

What is the difference between antique and vintage pearl jewellery?

Vintage pearl jewellery can be up to 100 years old – any older and these gemstones would be considered antique pearls. 

Can vintage pearl jewellery be worn every day?

Vintage and antique pearl jewellery is extremely delicate and is therefore not recommended for everyday wear.