Normally all pearls may look similar and therefore it is often confusing for buyers to decide which type of pearl to select. However, there is something special for each variety of pearls that one must know.
These Japanese Akoya pearls are known for its deep and beautiful gleam. They are much rounder and smoother from freshwater variety. Even the cultured pearls have very high reflective surface and hence they are mostly used for making high-quality earrings and pearl strands.
Generally, you will find in white but few excellent quality pearls can have pink overtones too.
Cultured in Akoya oyster, found in Japan.
South Sea pearls come from the countries like Philippines and Australia and are rarest and largest varieties of cultured pearl in the world. Due to their soft glow these pearls are most sought-after.
These pearls are white in colour and radiate exceptional lustre.
Among the white-lip varieties of PINCTADA MAXIMA PEARL OYSTER, these exceptional qualities of pearls are created.
These GOLDEN SOUTH SEA cultured pearls can be soft and luxurious. Almost like above South Sea cultured variety, they are also larger than any other variety of saltwater pearl.
They are having natural captivating golden tone, and needs no colour treatment.
These pearls are grown within gold-lip variety of PINCTADA MAXIMA which is a kind of pearl oyster from South Sea.
They are also called black pearls, and they do not go through any colour enhancement process and their distinctive colour is completely natural.
Usually they are found in black colour and also available in the range from greyish black to peacock black hue.
Tahitian cultured pearls are born in PINCTADA MARGARITIFERA, which is commonly called black-lip pearl oyster.
They are usually obtained from a very intricate process where one resilient mussel will be harvested number of times in single attempt, to create several pearls.
These are very good quality pearls which are available in beautiful white shade. Some of them also may have slightly creamy colour.
A kind of mussel called HYRIOPSIS CUMINGI is used in order to harvest freshwater pearls.
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