Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Discover the beauty of pearlsThe Lady has teamed up with pearl specialist Christianne Douglas of Coleman Douglas Pearls in Knightsbridge, to bring you a host of fascinating talks about the mystery of these gems. Over a glass of champagne, learn how a pearl begins its incredible journey, how to tell the difference between natural, cultured and imitation pearls, how best to choose the right ones for your complexion and most importantly, how to look after and preserve your investment. To finish, readers of The Lady can peruse the collections and enjoy a fi ve per cent discount off any in-store purchase made on the evening. Subscribers will receive a 10 per cent discount.
UPCOMING PASSION FOR PEARLS DATES
- 1 February 2013 SOLD OUT
- 15 March 2013 SOLD OUT
- 10 May 2013
- Friday 7th June
- Friday 12th July
- Friday 9th August
Space is limited so book your tickets now to avoid disappointment and gain some pearls of wisdom: £15 for subscribers, or £20 for readers of The Lady.
For more information: www.lady.co.uk/events/pearls
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