Tales from Isle of Wight

The Betty Booth

Hip hip, hooray!   No Platinum Jubilee party is complete without a photobooth to immortalise the Royal celebration and the Queen’s love of pearls. So, replica pearls and crown on, sceptre in hand, strike a regal pose in our ‘Betty Booth’ – Share the photo on social media by tagging isle of Wight Pearl and we’ll […]

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ROYAL PEARLS – ISLE OF WIGHT PEARL EXHIBITION

Come and discover the fascinating stories behind the Queen’s beloved pearls  The Queen has maintained a lifelong love affair with pearls and is rarely seen without them. To celebrate 70 years of HRH Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, we’ve created an exhibition of seven replica pearl necklaces that she’s worn over the decades and everyone is […]

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HAND SANITISERS AND JEWELLERY

When washing your hands and using hand sanitisers we recommend you take your rings and bracelets off. Pearls are soft, living gems and regular contact with soap, water and hand sanitiser (alcohol-based and alcohol-free) will irreversibly damage the nacre and lustre of the pearl. Diamonds, rubies, and sapphires should retain their integrity and brilliance despite […]

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Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2019

Walking adventures on our doorstep

Between 4th and 19th of May the now internationally popular Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2019 starts. Proudly celebrating its 21st birthday! Welcoming walkers of all age and ability, the Walking Festival showcases one of the best ways to enjoy our beautiful island across our numerous miles of public footpaths. We’re leading 2 walks this […]

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Vegan dishes at the Pearl Café

Vegan dishes at the Pearl Café

Sample a new addition to the Pearl café menu – Keralan cauliflower red pepper curry with paprika rice and melba toast £7.95 At the Isle of Wight Pearl our inhouse Pearl Café now offers a selection of vegan cakes and curries with uninterrupted views of the English Channel. The Isle of Wight Pearl is located […]

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Isle of Wight Pearl is open for business

Isle of Wight Pearl is open for business!

The exciting, long awaited resurfacing project for the iconic coastal Military Road is due to start at the beginning of October and continue for the next 4 weeks. Business along the stretch of the Military road from Chale to Brook are reaching out to spread the word that “we are still open for business!” Isle […]

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Dish of the day

Dish of the Isle of Wight Day – VOTE FOR CROQUE

Isle of Wight day’s events are in full swing with the continuing aim to raise money for local causes, showcase local talent and fabulous places, and reunite family, friends and visitors alike to enjoy our beautiful island. One of the many planned projects this year is to celebrate and promote the fantastic local produce available […]

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Honeybourne collection

Honeybourne, I’m home!

We’re so excited about our new Honeybourne collection, created by much-loved local Jeweller Sophie Honeybourne. Her studio is based in the town of Ventnor, where she finds lots of inspiration to tell stories in precious metal. Riffing off our great Art Deco heritage here on the Isle of Light, Sophie’s beautiful pieces capture the fun […]

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A little DIY – a lot of community love!

We’ve been enjoying getting involved with our local community here on the Isle of Wight – and we had a wonderful experience recently at Haylands Farm. Haylands Farm is important to the IW Community. It offers people a real working environment tailored to meet their individual needs, supports families and siblings giving respite and enabling […]

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