How to collect and care for pearls

Managing director of Wartski, Geoffrey Munn, reveals how to make the most of these precious gems  

In this cut-out-and-keep guide, British jewelllery specialist and managing director of antiques dealers Wartski, Geoffrey Munn explains how best to look after your heritage pearls, while busting the age-old myth that pearls 'love to be worn'. Also get up to speed on the rarest and most exquisite natural pearls on the market, and where best to pick up an elegant necklace or bracelet.

Cut-out-and-keep guides such as this one are featured in every issue of Homes & Antiques, giving you the inside track on collecting, buying and restoring antique and vintage finds. So that you don't have to take a page out of your favourite magazine, we feature the guides in the collectors' guides section of our website. Simply click on the link below to download the printer-friendly page.

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First published in Homes & Antiques' September 2016 issue. Back issues are still available. To purchase a copy click here.

Keen to see more? Learn more about collecting antique jewellery here.

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