quality of the pearl greatly depends on their luster, surface quality, shape, and color. "South Sea pearls are very valuable and has a reputation as the 'queen of pearls'. South Sea pearls have a high quality and luminosity. South Sea pearls the size of 11mm-15mm is the most popular for jewelry.
Another high-grade pearls are Akoya pearls, saltwater pearls from the Akoya oyster. Akoya pearls are generally round in shape and their color ranges from light pink to white or cream. Akoya pearls a diameter greater than 10 mm are very rare.
In addition, there are also fresh water pearls from China and they tend to be more regular in shape and varied in color than saltwater pearls. Gradation of freshwater pearls are also more variable than that saltwater pearls because freshwater pearls are more colorful and come in many forms. not just for the elegant pearl jewelry, but well worth the investment. Quality pearl, the more it costs to increase over time.
Here are tips on buying pearl jewelry:
* Observe the texture and shape of the pearl when buying jewelry containing pearls. Pearls should be free of blemishes and smooth. Curve and pearls often have heavier better quality.
* The quality pearls can also be extended to ensure that they are not in contact with chemicals such as perfume and powder.
* The bigger Pearl size, the better it is. However, they are not always the best when talking about its uniqueness. Pearls with typical forms usually provide designers with more room to be creative. More unique design that makes the pearl the higher the value.