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.
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.
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.
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.
Joining the world's most outstanding jewelers and auction houses, Belpearl becomes an exhibitor to the exclusive Messe Basel Show in Switzerland.
Belpearl's designs it's eponymous collection which is launched through the prestigious Neiman Marcus luxury brand.
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