Tahitian Sentence Examples
Formerly the island appears to have been wooded, but it now presents only a few bushes (Edwardsia, Broussonetia, &c.), ferns, grasses, sedges, &c. The natives grow bananas in the shelter of artificial pits, also sugar-canes and sweet potatoes, and keep a few goats and a large stock of domestic fowls, and a Tahitian commercial house breeds cattle and sheep on the island.
Of fruit trees, besides the cocoanut, there may be mentioned the many varieties of the bread-fruit, of bananas and plantains, of sugar-cane and of lemon; the wi (Spondias dulcis), the kavika (Eugenia malaccensis), the ivi or Tahitian chestnut (Inocarpus edulis), the pine-apple and others introduced in modern times.
Original pale blue cloth, blocked with figure of Tahitian woman in gilt; publisher's patterned endpapers.
The appetizers include warm smoked trout salad, smoked trout terrine and avocado, and sea trout Tahitian style.
Two types of limes are available today in most supermarkets, Tahitian and key limes.Advertisement
The skin is thinner and more yellowish than the bigger Tahitian lime.
When a laid-back tropical vibe is desired, look for one of their bedding patterns such as Captiva, Blue Lagoon, Tahitian Sunset, Bird of Paradise, Ferngully, Isla Saona, or Hatteras.
With a rich Polynesian ancestry, the Tahitian Islands offer many ways for honeymooners to explore its culture and its past.
The word tattoo comes from the Tahitian tatau, which means "to mark something"; it is also hypothesized that the term comes from the sound the tatau sticks make when clicking together to mark the skin with ink.
The Cometes collection is composed of sparkling, celestial pieces created from materials such as rock crystal, sapphires, platinum, white gold, and Tahitian and Japanese pearls.Advertisement
Tahitian, South Sea and Akoya pearls are paired with a selection of sapphires in blue, pink and yellow for a stunning effect.
As the world ushered in the new millennium, the Ballerina Pearl Company was perfecting the process that would turn black Tahitian pearls into luscious looking brown colored pearls, aptly named chocolate pearls.
The pearls set in spectacular ring settings, such as this gorgeous 11mm chocolate Tahitian pearl set in beautiful 14K rose gold and surrounded by 158 diamonds, were a success as customers marveled at the breathtaking luster of the gems.
Equally successful as the pearl rings were eye-catching chocolate Tahitian pearl necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
As news of the lustrous rich chocolate pearls of the Ballerina Pearl Company spread, questions arose as to whether or not they were natural cultured pearls or Tahitian black pearls colored by irradiation treatments or dyes.Advertisement
A proprietary two-step bleaching and heating process produce chocolate pearls from black Tahitian pearls taken from Black-Lipped oysters.
All Tahitian chocolate pearls start out as natural black Tahitian pearls.
These pearls are considered treated and are generally priced much lower than Tahitian chocolate pearls.
At the other end of the pricing spectrum are Tahitian chocolate pearls set in platinum or gold with diamond accents.
Rings made with Tahitian chocolate pearls range from several hundred to several thousand dollars.Advertisement
If you shop for Tahitian pearls, you'll quickly discover that the average price for a strand of natural brown pearls is anywhere from $5,000 to $7,500, depending on how well the pearls are matched.
As an alternative, you may consider a single brown Tahitian pearl pendant easier on the bank account than an entire strand of these exotic pearls.
Unless you're wealthy, chances are you aren't looking for Tahitian chocolate pearls for your attendants.
This method ensures that the pearl strand has color uniformity, a potential problem with Tahitian pearls.
Arachnid fans and those who love the mystique of the Tahitian black pearl will find all types of jewelry to match a pair of jeans or a little black dress.Advertisement
Natural black pearls, also known as Tahitian pearls, are rare and due to their limited availability were not often used in early spider jewelry.
Often sold out, the Black Tahitian Pearl and Cubic Zirconia Earrings are set in sterling silver and feature a faux black Tahitian pearl and accents of cubic zirconia.
David Yurman Tahitian pearl and gold earrings bear the former sculptor's aesthetic and signature trademark of sterling silver and 18KT or 22KT gold designs.
Known for his signature silver and gold embellishments, Yurman's Tahitian pearl and gold earrings became cherished pieces that women quickly added to their Yurman jewelry collections.
Tahitian pearls are harvested from the oysters found in the waters surrounding the French Polynesia located in the Polynesian islands.
No other pearls harvested in the Polynesian islands can be marketed as Tahitian pearls.
While the David Yurman Tahitian pearl and gold earrings you find won't be new, you can occasionally find a pair that's only been worn once.
Although they are costly, the classic nature and unique appeal of black Tahitian pearl stud earrings make them an excellent piece of investment jewelry.
Many high-end jewelry stores offer authentic Tahitian black pearl studs, and you'll also find great designs at the jewelry departments of some high-end stores, such as Bloomingdale's.
Cultivated from a black-lipped type of pearl off the waters of Tahiti and Okinawa, Black Tahitian pearls are also referred to as South Sea pearls.
A stud earring using a black Tahitian pearl as its focus requires a beautiful pearl.
New Tahitian pearl earrings advertised at a much lower price point will typically not be authentic pearls, but will be dyed pearls or synthetic pearls.
Dyed freshwater pearl earrings are an affordable alternative to the Tahitian, with many available for fewer than $100.
No matter what your style, a pair of Tahitian black studs can add instant appeal.
Originating from the Tahitian word tattau, meaning "to mark," tattoos are relatively permanent marks or designs on the skin.
Tahiti Boutique carries a wide selection of Tahitian items.
Tahitian and Hawaiian styles favor large floral prints, frequently featuring orchids and hibiscus.
Team Estrogen has a Tahitian Garden tankini tri-top that is in a sporty racerback style but the straps give the look of a halter.
The company is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, and offers a variety of grass skirt styles, including Maori and Tahitian.
Expect to find Tahitian South Sea, Golden South Sea and White South Sea styles.
However, there is something quite striking about the combination of 14k yellow gold accented with diamonds and a Tahitian pearl that's irresistable.
Also called Tahitian pearls, these dusky gems are among the rarest type of pearl in the world.
Tahitian pearl wedding rings add an air of mystery and uniqueness to the classic pearl.
The symbolism of pearls in general and the rarity of authentic Tahitian pearls can create an unusual and meaningful wedding ring.
Learn the story behind these rare gems and what to look for in a Tahitian pearl wedding ring.
Tahitian pearls are one of the rarest types of pearl in the world.
Genuine black Tahitian pearls are extremely rare and expensive.
Even though dark pearls, particularly black pearls, are commonly referred to as Tahitian pearls, many do not qualify as true Tahitian pearls.
These pearls, although many are equally beautiful, are not considered true Tahitian pearls.
There are also many imitation black pearls that have been dyed to resemble Tahitian pearls.
Couples who want a truly unique ring should consider asking a jeweler to design a ring using a Tahitian pearl.
When shopping for a Tahitian pearl wedding ring, be sure to go to a reputable jeweler who can verify the authenticity of the pearl.
Since many dark and black imitation pearls are marketed as Tahitian pearls, couples should learn how to recognize genuine Tahitian pearls before making a purchase.
A real Tahitian pearl has a rich color of varying iridescent hues that changes depending on how the light hits it.
Quality Tahitian pearls have less blemishes.
Couples who want a unique wedding or anniversary ring may find a Tahitian wedding band the perfect way to celebrate their special union.
The symbolism behind Tahitian pearls reflects perfection, purity and harmony.