About Pearl Gallery
We are an independent British jewellers, founded in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter in 2003, by the Ellis Family. With two family generations of expertise spanning 20 years, our pearl specialist jewellers is still privately owned and run today by the same family.
Meet the Founder: Trevor
Trevor is a highly experienced and accomplished professional in the field of gemology. He studied Gemology in college and after graduation, he landed a job as a seller for a German jewellery company where he quickly climbed the ranks to become one of the company's top salesmen.
Trevor traveled across South Asia, making connections with pearl farmers and traders. These strong connections allowed him to import pearls at a lower price and higher quality than typical retailers. His expertise in pearls and his strong connections with pearl farmers and traders, allowed Pearl Gallery to offer customers the highest quality pearls at a more affordable price compared to other retailers. His commitment to providing excellent customer service and his attention to detail, helped establish Pearl Gallery as a reputable and respected business in the pearl industry.
Meet the Co-Founder: Julie
Julie is the co-founder of Pearl Gallery. Being an excellent craftswoman, she is known for her skill in pearl threading and pearl necklace repairs. Her passion for pearls and her attention to detail are evident in the beautiful jewellery pieces she creates. Julie's role in the company is vital, she not only is responsible for creating the pearl jewelry but also for training and managing the staff. Her natural way with people, her kindness and her attention to detail made her an excellent leader. Her staff members look up to her and often seek her guidance, her ability to lead and manage the staff is one of the reasons why Pearl Gallery is a successful business.
Julie's passion for pearls, her excellent craftsmanship, her ability to lead and her dedication to providing excellent customer service are one of the reasons why Pearl Gallery is a successful business. She is proud of what she has achieved and is grateful for the opportunity to share her passion for pearls with others.
The next Generation
As the business grew, Trevor and Julie's son, Luke, also became interested in pearls and joined the family company. Under the guidance of his parents, Luke was trained and eventually took over the running of the business, allowing Trevor and Julie to take a step back and enjoy their retirement.