It’s no secret that for Mikimoto, the pearl is the most majestic gemstone in the jewellery treasure trove. Symbolic of purity, delicate elegance, and timelessness, the Japanese jeweller has been synonymous with luminescent wonder since its beginnings in the early 19th century. This February, the brand unveils the latest Mikimoto Praise to Nature collection in Thailand, bringing into full bloom the pearlescent beauty the jewellery maker has long been known and loved for.

From Coco to Audrey, pearls have graced the collarbones of iconic women with style for years now. Inspired by these greats, Kokichi Mikimoto began creating the world’s first cultured pearls in 1893, soon expanding his business to become Japan’s leading jewellery brand. Mikimoto established a unique reputation, combining traditional Japanese craftsmanship and philosophy with European design.

Mikimoto Praise to Nature Collection

Believed to bring love, happiness, and success, Mikimoto’s pearls are renowned for their elaborate selection process, with only one in every 100 pearls selected to be part of the final pieces. The exclusive new Mikimoto Praise to Nature collection manifests this sparkling attention to detail, in a high jewellery line dreamily reminiscent of a walk through a secret garden.

Mikimoto Praise to Nature Collection

Praise to Nature was first launched in 2017 to celebrate the opening of the Mikimoto boutique in Ginza 4-Chome. Drawing on a love for sea-nurtured pearls, its inspirations lie in a harmony between humans and the natural environment we inhibit. After all, pearls are born in nature, and hold a warm place in the heart of the brand. Jewellery designer Yoko Takano aims to express his gratitude and appreciation with this collection, celebrating 126 years of cultured pearls.

Mikimoto Praise to Nature Collection

Between floral bouquets, marine life, and fluttering butterflies, the Mikimoto Praise to Nature collection is dynamic and dreamy. White pearls symbolise the moon illuminating the ocean, gold pearls represent the radiance of the sunrise, and coloured gemstones reflect a natural flow of colours and the tranquility of the sea. The line combines both white South Sea and Akoya cultured pearls, delicately set with diamonds, sapphires, garnets, alexandrites, or tourmalines.

Mikimoto Praise to Nature Collection

Combining beautiful femininity with a subtle brilliance, the collection is a testament to Mikimoto’s rich imagination and continued exquisite artisanship. A bouquet that blooms on the finger. A rosebud that sparkles along the neckline. Baroque pearls that wind and entwine on the ear. A glimmer through the vines: the Mikimoto Praise to Nature collection has finally arrived in Bangkok.

Mikimoto Boutique, M/F, Siam Paragon, 991/1 Rama I Rd., Bangkok, +66 2 129 4444 5

Lisa Gries
Managing Editor, Bangkok
Lisa loves to travel, and is always on the lookout for the world’s best nap spots. She’s a serious Asian art history nerd, and has a knack for languages and coffee table books. She hopes to publish her own novels one day, one of which will likely be called ‘All The Great Conversations I Had In A Bangkok Speakeasy.’ It’s a work in progress.