Established in 1983, Rio Pearl is one of the premier pearl cultivators and jewelry
manufacturers in the world.
To cultivate the finest South Sea Pearls in the world, while protecting the natural habitat of the Pinctada Maxima in the Mergui Archipelagos of Myanmar.
Design and Craftsmanship:
At Rio Pearl we strive to create exceptional masterpieces with pearls as the centerpiece. Pearl jewelry requires a rigorous pearl selection process, and is an art that we specialize in through years of experience. Our jewelry is an homage to our Eastern roots, while also reflecting an European style of design and manufacturing. By combining nature’s most unique gem and a passion for beauty, we create truly one of a kind pieces of exquisite pearl jewelry.
Johnny Cheng opens his first jewelry store at the Hyatt Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Second store is opened in Tsim Sha Tsui at the Ambassador Hotel. Rio Pearl starts wholesaling freshwater and Japanese Akoya pearls.
Main office is moved to Mody Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, where it would remain so for the next 20 years.
Rio Pearl joins its first jewelry exhibition in Hong Kong
First factory is opened in Shenzhen, allowing Rio Pearl to turn their exquisite pearl into award winning designs.
Johnny Cheng becomes the Founding Chairman of Tahitian Pearl Association Hong Kong.
Main office opens at Railway Plaza in Tsim Sha Tsui, along with its sister company Amigo Jewelry.
HKTDC International Jewellery Design Excellence Award
JCK Jewelers Choice Award Winner
International South Sea Pearl Jewellery Design Competition Gold Award
Rio Pearl celebrates its 30th Anniversary at the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong.
60,000 pearls were sold in Rio Pearl’s first private auction.
Rio Pearl expands its pearl auction to twice a year, holding a Spring Auction and Fall Auction in 2016. At our Fall 2016 auction, Rio Pearl achieved sales of 97% sold lots from a total of 273,601 pieces of pearl, among which 103,012 Myanmar South Sea Pearls and 170,589 Tahitian Black Pearls.