8th Sale GIE Poe O Rikitea: a gain of 13.30%

The last annual auction GIE Poe O Rikitea has once again exceeded all expectations. First day to more than 110 million francs, and a second 171 million while the organizers expected 151 million, this 8th edition has placed the head of Japanese buyers.


A pearl peacock exception 18.6 mm reached the sum of 1,557,279 francs peaceful.

Auctions organized by the GIE Poe O Rikitea and his associates have not only brought its batch of beads, but also surprises, such as the presence of this single pearl 18.6 mm color pistachio. Although the owner had never intended to sell the hard a private buyer ended up with because of the stubbornness of the pearl farmer. Pearl, after the australéenne farm (Gambier Islands) Dominique Devaux, the same organizer of the sale, got the best price per piece: 1557279 FCP. The lucky purchaser Japanese decided to make a true ambassador during his many trips abroad. " The buyer said he expected the exhibit in each of his trips. In fact, he wants to promote our pearl. " In two days, 265 lots were presented for a price fixed at 151846500 FCP. Yesterday morning, at the last day reserved for the liquidation of unsold, there were only 22 lots. After counting beads sold, it was found that the overall turnover was 171,938,548 FCP, a gain of 19.65%. 29 buyers from Europe, Asia and fenua have acquired the finest lots. However, the Japanese have won the majority of beads or 47467 pieces. They spent 62136878 FCP, followed by Hong Kong (55956682 FCP), Polynesian (48208712 XPF), Danish (3585676 FCP) and French (2050597 FCP). More that a sale, the auction represent a bargain, even a hope for the future of Polynesian pearl farmers. On the sidelines of the event, Dominique Devaux has embarked on a quest for excellence by developing a draft hatchery selected oysters. " Currently, I am looking for a way to grow oysters male and female pre-selected to see under what conditions it would be possible to grow in quantity. (...) For this, I met IFREMER also conducts studies in this direction, as well as the Directorate of Marine Resources. Together, we want to implement a major program of culture pearl quality. How? Well, taking selected in all archipelagos pearly, it may well allow pearl farmers cultivate less than pearls, of course, but with increased obtain beads such as 18 mm, which was sold chances and therefore earn a good living. Everyone has the right to equal opportunity and today, it is not just words, but a reality since studies are underway. Things changing and the Minister of the sea is completely in line with this project. "Dominique Devaux told us remains optimistic for the future. success of each sale even more reinforces the organizer in its approach and intends to restore its nobility, the black pearl fenua. The next sale is scheduled to be available in March 2014. TP

Written by TP Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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