"Where do we get our pearls?"

By far, this is the most-asked question we get day to day.

And the answer is: from Everywhere!

Our direct-to-consumer business model means we get an unprecedented ability to tailor your jewelry to be exactly what you want - without having to pay the exorbitant mark-ups you'd expect at a luxury store.

Come on in, and meet PurePearls.com!


Ashley McNamara, Owner and CEO of PurePeawrlsc.om

Have We Met?

My name is Ashley McNamara, a 20 year jewelry industry veteran with a passion for pearls and custom design.

I received my Pearls and Pearl Grading diploma from the Gemological Institute of America in 2004, and have experience working with diamond bridal and precious colored gemstones.

I curate my collections of Tahitian and South Sea pearls with an eye towards rare and eye-catching colors.

I'm committed to writing and publishing the BEST Pearl Education content available anywhere, along with selling only the highest quality pearls at the best possible prices. I look forward to working with you!

- Ashley McNamara, Owner and CEO of PurePearls.com

Our Pearl Quality

We are specialists in bringing fine Japanese Akoya, Chinese Freshwater, Black Tahitian and White and Golden South Sea pearls direct from the pearl farmers to you.

Our commitment to excellence and meticulously crafted pearl jewelry has garnered a loyal following of customers world-wide.

Our Pearl Education Guides are ranked #1 on Google, and are full of information and real-life pictures of pearls so you can see exactly what to expect.

Gem Quality Akoya Pearls

Our Obsession with Pearls Spans the Globe




We source our stunning collection of pearls direct from the pearl farms and pearl auctions in far-flung locations around the world. From Japan and China to the dazzling beaches of Northern Australia, the Philippine Islands and the tropics of Tahiti, our pearls travel untold miles on their journey to you.

Our Pearl Buyer’s Guides contain countless helpful tips to help you make the best decision possible when shopping for the perfect pearls - no matter which pearl type captures your heart.


Our Goldsmith Produces Exclusive Designs for PurePearls.com

Bespoke Beauty

Every stunning piece of pearl jewelry you purchase from PurePearls.com is handmade to order here in our Los Angeles, CA workshop.

We produce many gold and diamond pearl mounting designs exclusive to Pure Pearls using our own goldsmith.

Our long-standing relationships with local clasp and findings suppliers ensures you have a chance to personalize your pearl jewelry even further by adding a touch of sparkling glamour and luxury to any necklace, bracelet or pearl earrings.

Custom Design Experts

A main-stay of Pure Pearls over the years is custom pearl jewelry design - it is an aspect of our jobs that we are absolutely passionate about!

If you have been dreaming of creating something truly unique and all your own, please contact us to get started. We furnish sketches, personalized pearl selections, price quotes and more to ensure you get exactly what you envision, every time.

Use the slideshow at right to view some of our recent custom-designed pearl jewelry.

Custom Design Pearl Jewelry - Diamond and Pearl Vine Necklace
Custom Design Pearl Jewelry - Dark Knight Rises Pearl Necklace
Custom Design Pearl Jewelry - Diamond and Pearl Tear Drop Earrings
Custom Design Pearl Jewelry - Pearl and Sapphire Blue Moon Pendant
Custom Design Pearl Jewelry - Triple Strand Pearl and Diamond Necklace
Practically Pearlfect Presentation Packaging, GIA Graduate Prepared Retail Appraisal and Care Instructions

"Pearlfect" Presentation

We strive to ensure that not only will the quality and beauty of your pearls exceeds your expectations, but that the entire experience of opening a package from Pure Pearls is in a class all its own.

Our pearl jewelry arrives in discreet packaging that won't spoil any surprises. Inside you'll find your stunning pearls secured in a lovely presentation case for you to keep, accompanied by a GIA Graduate Prepared Retail Appraisal and Pearl Care Instructions.


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Tahitian Pearl Necklace Selfie
Tahitian Baroque Pearl Necklace Selfie
Blue Akoya Pearl Pendant Selfie

"Every step of the purchase process was flawless. The Pure Pearls website is very easy to use, the customer service provided by Ashley is outstanding. The price is of the pearls is very reasonable. I highly recommend Pure Pearls to anyone!" - Bob S., Bellevue, NE


Akoya Pearl Necklace Selfie
Tahitian Drop-Shape Pearl Necklace Selfie

"Excellent and fast service. Always responds to any inquiry and I’m so enchanted with the quality of the blue silver Akoya pearls, that I’m a return customer!" - Ana N., Puerto Rico


Pearl Solitaire on Omega Necklace Selfie
Pearl and Diamond Pendant Selfie
Blue Akoya Pearl Necklace Selfie

Pure Pearls Has Been Featured In ...


Pure Pearls in Elle Magazine
Pure Pearls in TIME Magazine
Pure Pearls in Cosmopolitan Magazine
Pure Pearls in Huffington Post