Pearls and Pearl Pendants – Jewelry Trends 2018

Akoya Pearls and Pearl Pendants

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Akoya Pearls are the most popular pearl types. They are harvested from the Akoya oysters off the coast of Japan. Unlike other pearls Akoya Pearls have brilliant and rich colour range from snow white and soft cream to luster green and blue.

Akoya pearl pendants look very elegant and stunning due to their natural superior luster. The highest quality pearl jewelry you can buy in stores by Tiffany & Co., Mikimoto, American Pearl.

In response to injuring by a parasite or attack of a fish the oyster secretes nacre into the pearl sac. Thus the natural pearl is forming. Nowadays the jewelers use the cultured pearls, which are grown on the special oyster farms.

Akoya pear pendants are a classic that is a must in any woman’s wardrobe. The luster white pearl can be can be accompanied by a brilliant round diamond in a pendant set made of platinum or white gold.

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South Sea Pearls and Pearl Pendants

South Sea Pearls
The South Sea pearls are produced by the oyster known as Pinctada Maxima or Silver Lip Oyster. It is the largest mollusk in the world cultivating pearls. Since the population of these oysters is limited, the South Sea pearls are rare and most valuable.

Among different shapes of South Sea pearls (round, semi-round, button, pear, oval) round pears are the most expensive on the marketplace.

The South Sea pearls are famous for their large size that verifies from 10 to 20 mm.They are of different colors: the white pearls come from Australia, the black pearls from Tahiti and the golden pearls from Indonesia and Myanmar.

Gold South Sea Pearls and Pearl Pendants

These stunning pearls are very rare. They are harvested from the golden-lipped oysters, which live in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Their golden color varifies from the champagne to deep yellow hue.

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Black South Sea Pearls and Pearl Pendants

Black South Sea pearls are produced by the black-lipped oysters, which live off the coast of Tahiti and Okinawa.

The breathtaking deep color of pearls varifies from rich black to midnight grey with shade of green, blue or rose.

White South Sea Pearls and Pearl Pendants

White South Sea pearls are produced by the silver-lipped oysters – the largest mollusks in the world, which live in the Philippines region.

Their round shape and extremely shimmering creamy white color make them ideal to use in fine jewelry design. The white South Sea pearl pendants look incredibly stunning and luxury.

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Tahitia Pearls and Pearl Pendants

Tahitian Pearls are the most impressive pearls due to their stunning color from deep black to rich dark green. They are produced by the oysters off the coast of the islands of French Polynesia around Tahiti. Their luster is mirror alike.

The dark Tahitian pearls are the noble alternative to black South Sea pearls.
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