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Tahitian Pearls

Posted by Ricki Goldstein on Monday, September 12, 2011,
Exotic South Sea pearls from the Black-Lipped Oyster, or Pinctada margaritifera, are more commonly known as Tahitian pearls. These pearls are often referred to as black, but have a remarkable colour range that covers the spectrum - from light, creamy white and grey, to regal greens and deep black. Tahitian pearls are relative newcomers to the pearl world, popularized only as early as the mid-1900's. Unlike the more common pearl types, Tahitian pearls typically have a naturally dark body colo...
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Freshwater Pearls

Posted by Ricki Goldstein on Sunday, September 11, 2011,

Although it is the most common type of pearl produced today, most freshwater pearl information may be little known to the general public. Their unique shapes and wide variety of colours combined with their attractive prices and charming character, have made them a favourite amongst jewellery designers, shoppers, and pearl connoisseurs alike. They characteristically range in shape from very baroque to nearly round.
Best known for their whimsical shapes and wide variety of sizes and colours, the...

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