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Pearl Jewelry Buying

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Understanding Pearl Jewelry and how to find the ideal pearl for your loved one.     You may wonder what is the amazing thing behind Pearls? Well, Pearls are a complex object, to start the iridescence that pearls display is caused by the overlapping of successive layers, which breaks up light falling on the surface.  In addition, pearls (especially freshwater pearls) can be dyed yellow, green, blue, brown, pink, purple, or black.     You need to understand what sort of pearls you are buying. If you buy Pearls that come from Pearls farms you need to understand how they...

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Tahitian Pearls

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Are all Tahitian pearls black? What’s the difference between a cultured pearl and a natural pearl? Are freshwater pearls inferior to saltwater pearls? Are South Sea pearls really golden?   Good questions. With all the different pearl colors and types out there, it can be difficult to know just what you’re looking at. For those interested in buying pearls, or for gem enthusiasts who wish to learn more, here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about pearls.    Are All Tahitian Pearls Black? Not only are Tahitian cultured pearls not exclusively black, they’re also not grown...

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Pearls- the types, the colors and the caring

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Pearls grow inside oysters, mussels and clams. When a small irritant such as a piece of sand becomes trapped inside, the shellfish releases a substance called nacre, which forms a smooth, hard layer around the irritant. This creates a natural pearl. Freshwater pearls form when this irritant is inserted thru human intervention. Akoya pearls have a small shell bead inserted. This creates a perfectly round pearl, thus increasing the value of the pearl.   Pearls are judged by their nacre, luster, size, shape and color.   Nacre- is a pearls external layer. Larger pearls generally have thicker nacre layers and...

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Freshwater Pearls - a variety of shapes and colors

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Unlike the natural pearls fresh water pearls are produced in mussels and are grown with human intervention. Whatever be its origin and the process it also provides the same level of happiness and brings pleasure just as the natural pearls do. Both natural and cultured pearls are identical in makeup that is they are comprised of the changeable internal layer of a mollusk shell. There is some confusion with the evolution of cultured pearls. People relate cultured pearls with imitation but this is far from the original fact. Freshwater cultured pearls are pearls that are grown in mollusks that live...

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