This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler.
The rare golden pearl comes in shades beginning at a pale champagne that intensify into the most coveted hue — a deep gold. Diamonds and opals accentuate golden pearls in a striking way, and an all-pearl piece highlights its captivating natural beauty.
Mikimoto necklace in 18K yellow gold with 15mm Golden South Sea pearl, 5.27 carats opal and 3.01 carats diamonds, $110,000, Mikimoto in New York, +1 212 457 4600, mikimotoamerica.com
Fiji Pearls by J Hunter for Assael earrings in 18K green gold with 12.4mm pearls and 30x9mm golden green beryls, $23,500, Neiman Marcus in Dallas, +1 214 741 6911, assael.com
Chopard Haute Joaillerie earrings in 18K yellow gold with 116.17 carats golden pearls and 11.44 carats diamonds, price on request, Chopard in New York, +1 212 223 2304, chopard.com
Jewelmer Les Classiques pearl strand in 18K yellow gold with 10-12mm South Sea pearls, $42,500, Jewelmer in Palm Beach, Florida, +1 561 701 0613, jewelmer.com
Anna Hu Harmonic ring in 18K white and yellow gold with 15.9×17.1mm gold pearl, 5.51 carats diamonds and 2.1 carats yellow diamonds, price on request, firstname.lastname@example.org, anna-hu.com