The dark iridescent Tahitian pearls are my preferred type of pearl as the other types are frequently recreated in costume plastic jewellery, whereas the Tahitian dark pearls are much more difficult to copy in cheap plastic, as they can't replicate the iridescent properties of the real McCoy natural variety and preferably having some that are slightly irregular by not being perfectly spherical as grow naturally reassures they are the 'real deal'
While looking at black pearls, the first thought to consider is their wide variety of shapes (round to circle), size (8mm-12mm), and colours (a rainbow palette of blue, green, rose, gold, silver, white, and more).
Pearl is a woman’s best friend. It is used to make some amazing jewellery pieces and looks elegant on everyone. But how much do we know about this ornament? Read up about the 4 main kinds of pearl — Tahitian South Sea, White & Gold South Sea, Japanese Akoya, and Freshwater right here! Infographic by – The Pearl Source
For Akoya pearls, the differences between our two primary grades are fairly subtle, but recognizable once you know what you’re looking for. AA Quality Akoya Pearls These pearls will be perfectly round, with between 5-10% blemish...