What color are pearls?

Answer Pearls can be white, cream, peach, gold, lavender, black, silvery white, pink, rose, salmon, red, copper, bronze, brown, green, purple or blue. In the United States, white pearls with a tinted rose... Read More »

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What gives black pearls their color?

The Pearl Guide website indicates that a pearl's color is determined by the type of mollusk that created it. Genuine black pearls are produced only by the Black Lip oyster. High amounts of porphyri... Read More »

Are fresh water pearls less money than cultured pearls?

Cultured pearls are generally less expensive than most naturally occurring pearls, even though cultured pearls are often more uniformly shaped and more lustrous. Pearls can be cultured in both fres... Read More »

How to Buy Pearls?

so many different PearlsWhen you want to buy Pearls, you will find many different sizes, quality and colors. There are many things to take into consideration, aside from the price, so do not rush i... Read More »

What do pearls come from?

A parasite works its way into a mollusk's shell and the inner tissue, called the mantle. The mollusk reacts to this disturbance by covering it with a membrane. This pearl sac contains epithelial ce... Read More »