Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sally and John Laurance Enjoyed A Pearl Of A Tour

sally-john-lauranceSally and John Laurance from Melbourne Fl joined in on the fun with LuLu’s Diamond Tours from Fulton, MS as they visited the TN River Freshwater Pearl Museum & Tours for a Full Pearl Tour hosted by owner Bob Keast and Judy Tucker.

Sally and John listened to John the Pearl Farm diver as he demonstrated the “shucking” of a mussel to reveal the State of Tennessee’s official gem: the freshwater pearl. They also learned in detail about the nucleation process, history of the farm, and more. The Laurance’s also enjoyed a “Southern-Style ” catered BBQ Luncheon.
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LuLu’s Diamond Tours Visited The Pearl Museum

lulus-diamond-toursLuLu’s Diamond Tours from Fulton, MS visited the TN River Freshwater Pearl Museum & Tours for a Full Pearl Tour hosted by owner Bob Keast and Judy Tucker.

The group listened to John the Pearl Farm diver as he demonstrated the “shucking” of a mussel to reveal the State of Tennessee’s official gem: the freshwater pearl. They also learned in detail about the nucleation process, history of the farm, and more. Also the group enjoyed a “Southern-Style ” catered BBQ Luncheon.

After leaving the Pearl Farm LuLu took the group to Loretta Lynn’s Ranch then back to Ms.

The TN River Freshwater Pearl Museum offers a variety of tour packages to choose from including “walk-in’s,” tour bus “tweeners,” our 3-5 hour guided “full” tour, a 1-2 hour “mini” tour, and a range of school-age children’s tours.

For more information call 731-584-7880.

Looking For That Special Gift?

sterling-silver-ringThe Tennessee Freshwater Pearl is a remarkable iridescent product of nature. This beautiful sterling silver ring has a TN Freshwater Pearl nested in the center. Each TN Freshwater Pearl is unique making each ring unique in appearance. This fashionable ring can be ordered in any ring size. The perfect Christmas gift for someone special in your life.

Do not let Christmas sneak up on you. Orders are being taking now. Call 731-584-7880 for more information and to place your order.

Visit North America’s only freshwater pearl-culturing facility – the official historical site of pearl culturing for the State of Tennessee (enacted 2004), growing the official State of Tennessee gem (enacted 1979) – the freshwater pearl. For more information about available tours – call 731-584-7880.

Donation for WRAP Fundraiser

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESA beautiful Tennessee River bar shape pendent with a 16″ silver chain was donated to the Women’s Rape Assistance Program (WRAP) for West Tennessee for their September 28th fundraiser at Bumpus Harley Davidson in Jackson, TN.

In response to this donation the following note was received:

“Thank you so much for the generous donation of a Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl which will be a raffle prize at our Denim & Pearls Event on September 28, 20133. We really appreciate your generosity and support! – The WRAP Staff”