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Year

1933

Far East

Starting out of a small workshop, Armenian gem trader Sarkis Hajjar establishes a reputation for being a merchant of natural pearls with traders from the Arabian Gulf and establishes links with Asian traders in the Far East.

Year

1960's

Japan

The postwar economic boom sees worldwide demand for the Japanese Akoya and the "Biwa" pearl increase. The company ventures to Japan, establishing itself in the port city of Kobe.

Year

1980's

South Pacific

Sensing a demand for the new "South Sea" variety of cultured pearls, Belpearl travels the South Pacific, specializing in working directly with producers of  naturally Black, White and Gold South Sea pearls.

Year

1990's

Japan

Belpearl works with Japanese Freshwater pearl producers to revive production, resulting in the Kasumiga pearl. The world's first naturally pink freshwater cultured pearl from Japan.

Year

2000's

Switzerland

Joining the world's most outstanding jewelers and auction houses, Belpearl becomes an exhibitor to the exclusive Messe Basel Show in Switzerland.

Year

2010's

USA

Belpearl's designs it's eponymous collection which is launched through the prestigious Neiman Marcus luxury brand.

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