Learn About Pearls

Learn About Pearls

Women in the southern states do love their pearls. Many young girls receive their first string of pearls from their mother. Mommy called her aside and gave them to her as a gift for her birthday or other special occasion. Pearls are a valuable gemstone and there are various kinds available for you to enjoy, each offering its own unique variety of beauty.

  • Akoya Pearls
  • Freshwater Pearls
  • South Sea Pearls
  • Tahitian Pearls

Japanese cultured pearls are called Akoya pearls. They are known for their larger, rounder size and are typically white, cream or a pinkish rose color. These are some of the finest in pearls. Because of this, it is Akoya pearls that are typically chosen to be on earring studs and strung for necklaces. These Japanese saltwater pearls tend to have a more lustrous finish to them, making them more valuable than the freshwater varieties of cultured pearls.

Akoya Pearls
 
 
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