If you are wondering what gift to buy for friends or your loved ones after a travel to Phu quoc, pearl is a good option. This is an attractive product to the visitors who love classic and elegant beauty. To avoid from buying the fake pearls, the tourists should know some necessary knowledge about pearls and money, of course, because the price for this product is not cheap at all.
Coming to Phu Quoc in Kien Giang, the tourists cannot help hiding their interest in the pearl’s beauty on the island. This land luckily owns charming scenery, mild climate and suitable environment to produce pearls. Thus, Phu Quoc’s pearl is listed in the group of the most beautiful pearl in the world.
It is not difficult to find the stalls displaying and growing pearls on the island. In recent years, the local people have quickly learnt techniques of growing pearls from Australia and Japan and applied to the technology of pearl production on the island. The traditional pearl is milky, and the rare ones are black or amber…. With modern technology, they could make the oysters produce the pearls in shapes and colors as they want such as heart-shaped, drops, square, triangle, oval…. Therefore, the tourists could be satisfied with the diversity of Phu Quoc’s pearls. However, that is also the reason for the confusion of pearl market in Phu Quoc which requires the tourists to be careful when buying pearls. Our pearls farms visit might give you an ideal of where to buy these luxury gifts.
You might check Fishing & Snorkeling South Phu Quoc Island Tour that included pearl farm destination in the schedule.
1. Phu Quoc Pearls
Phu Quoc’s pearl accounts for only 20% out of the pearl market on the island, the natural pearls are even rarer. For pearl specialists, the most important thing is color and luster. For those who like classical and elegant beauty, they often choose the milky pearls, which are very popular and easy to match with costume. The dark pearl is more luxurious. According to the experts, the real pearls can self-heal scratches when buyers accidentally scratch. Pearl shell is very thick and lustrous, and the pearls must have the same size. The pearls are strictly afraid of touching soap, chemicals, even perfume.
A precious pearl may be worth tens of millions of Vietnam dong. The black pearl has the price of over USD 1,000 for each (10 mm – 12 mm). The most popular price is about VND 1 million/pearl. To buy good pearls, the tourists need ask for help from the experienced persons on this field and buy at prestige shops. Two destinations for pear purchase are often named in itinerary of the travel tours are Coi Nguon farm and Vietnam-Australia Pearl Joint Company. There are a lot of souvenir shops on the island selling popular types of pearl. Still, the tourists need to consider carefully because you cannot return it after purchase. Besides pearls you might check out Sim products too.
2. Sim Products
The most famous product made from Sim is Rượu Sim Phú Quốc. Its a kind of wine made from a Myrtaceous fruit, you will feel the very tasty and fragrant Island zone! You also can either by Sim syrup or Sim honey. They are well known is good for your body, especially when you have cold, coughing or sore throat. Check out A Day South in Phu Quoc Island Sightseeing Tour if you wish to visit Sim Wine workshop in our daily tour.
Book with us today to visit Phu Quoc pearl farms where you can see for yourself real demonstration of pearl harvesting from living muscle. You can also buy real pearl at these centers. Or visit Sim Wine factory where you able to learn and taste some of the products made from Sim fruit.