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About Pearl


Pearls define by natural or cultured


For centuries, pearls have been a symbol of beauty and purity. Today, they are regarded as both classic and contemporary, coming in many more fashionable styles than your mother’s traditional strand of pearls. Learning about types of pearls is important when adding items to your jewelry collection. The major chain of Pearls is cultured Pearl. Culture are grown in pearl farms. The mollusks are raised until they are old enough to accept the mother-of-pearl bead nucleus. Through a delicate surgical procedure, the technician implants the bead and then the mollusks are returned to the water and cared for while the pearl forms. Not all produce a pearl;and not all the pearls are high quality. Over 10,000 pearls may be sorted before a 16” single strand of beautifully matched pearls is assembled.

Pearl Quality and Color

 

Most of the pearls' color is a pale tint of off-white. It is a representation of the average color of a pearl. The most common color is sliver, it appear with standard size, gold and pink pearl are rare, but there's black pearls which are extremely rare, and therefore expensive. The finest pearls' color is deep purplish green with Metallic luster.

 

 

   
Pearl Color
Reference Color
Hover the pearl to see the difference

 

To identify the quality of the pearl, check the pearl 's surface and see if there's defect or flaw because holes and dirts will ruin the pearl. A fine pearl should be luster and the color need to be consistency.

 


 

 

Pearl Lustre and Size

Normally, freshwater pearls' size are about  3.0-7.0(mm), Akoya pearls is around 6.0-8.5(mm), the Tahitian and South Sea pearls can reach sizes as large as 13mm.
Black pearls are substantially larger on average than their more common white brethren and others . Most white (and off-white) pearls are rarely exceeds 3 inches (7.6cm) in diameter. Pinctada margaritifera can exceed 1 foot (30.4 cm) in diameter, allowing for pearls in excess of 0.5 in (12 mm). The bigger the better.

The lustre's definition is simliar to diamonds, when the light reflects from the layers of every corner compose the pearl. When selecting a pearl, you can according to the size to evluate the value of it. In most case the bigger pearl has more nacre and therefore exhibit even more lustre. (Images below are for reference only)

 

 

Beautiful and pure pearl

 

 

Pearl Care and Shape

Pearls can last a lifetime. There are several ways to take care pearls made jewelry, firstly, remember to put your pearls on last and take them off firsts and since Pearl’s an organic gem, it is more vulnerable to chemicals like perfume, hair spray and drinks, Chemicals found in these common products can dull the luster of your pearls Secondly, in order to keep the Pearl clean, gently wipe your pearls with a soft cloth after you took it off. The luster may be damaged by some sort of small amount of inclusion, therefore it is necessary to keep it from dirt to preserve its luster. Remember not to use tap water contains chemicals, because it might damage the surface of your pearls therefore use only mineral water or distilled water to clean your pearls. Storage is also one of the biggest fact will affect your pearl’s quality. Store your pearls in a manner that prevents them from getting damaged, do not store your pearls item with other variety of jewellery.



Pearl Shape

There's several different shape of pearl which including: round, off round, oval, tear drop and semi baroque. The round pearls are consider as good quality and the others are low quality. But obviously Nelson Jewellery offer the highest quality, rarest pearl shape – round.

 


Pearl Shape
Reference Shape
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

About Pearl

 

Pearls define by natural or cultured

 

For centuries, pearls have been
a symbol of beauty and purity.
Today, they are regarded as both
classic and contemporary,
coming in many more fashionable styles
than your mother’s
traditional strand of pearls.
Learning about types of pearls
is important when adding
items to your jewelry collection.
The major chain of Pearls is cultured Pearl.
Culture are grown in pearl farms.
The mollusks are raised until they
are old enough to accept
the mother-of-pearl bead nucleus. 
Through a delicate surgical procedure,
the technician implants the
bead and then the mollusks
are returned to the water and
cared for while the pearl forms.
Not all produce a pearl;
and not all the pearls are high quality. 
Over 10,000 pearls may be sorted
before a 16” single
strand of beautifully matched
pearls is assembled.


Pearl Quality and Color

 

Most of the pearls' color is a pale tint of off-white.
It is a representation of the average color of a pearl.
The most common color is sliver, it appear with standrad size,
gold and pink pearl are rare, but there's

black pearls which are extremely rare,
and therefore expensive.
The finest pearls' color is 
deep purplish green with Metallic luster.

 

To identify the quality of the pearl,
check the pearl 's suface and see if there's defect
or flaw because holes and dirts will ruin the pearl.
A fine pearl should be luster and the color need to be consistency.

 


 

Pearl Lustre and Size

Normally, freshwater pearls' size are about  3.0-7.0(mm)
, Akoya pearls is around 6.0-8.5(mm),
the Tahitian and South Sea 
pearls can reach sizes as large as 13mm.

Black pearls are substantially larger on average than
their more common white brethren and others .
Most white (and off-white) pearls are rarely
exceeds 3 inches (7.6cm) in diameter. 
Pinctada margaritifera can exceed 1 foot (30.4 cm) in diameter,
allowing for pearls in excess of 0.5 in (12 mm). 
The bigger the better.

The lustre's definition is simliar to diamonds,
when the light reflects from the layers
of every corner compose the pearl.
When selecting a pearl, you can according to the size to evaluate
the value of it. 
In most case the bigger pearl has more nacre
and therefore exhibit even more lustre. 

 


Pearl Care and Shape

Pearls can last a lifetime.
There are several ways to take care pearls made jewelry,
firstly, remember to put your pearls
on last and take them off firsts
and since Pearl’s an organic gem,
it is more vulnerable to chemicals like perfume
, hair spray and drinks, Chemicals found in these common products
can dull the lustre of your pearls
Secondly, in order to keep the Pearl clean,
gently wipe your pearls with a soft cloth
after you took it off.
The luster may be damaged by
some sort of small amount of inclusion,
therefore it is necessary to keep it from dirt
to preserve its luster. Remember not to use tap water contains chemicals,
because it might damage the surface
of your pearls therefore use only mineral water
or distilled water to clean your pearls.
Storage is also one of the biggest fact
will affect your pearl’s quality.
Store your pearls in a manner that
prevents them from getting damaged,
do not store your pearls item with other variety of jewellery.


Pearl Shape

There's several different shape of pearl which including:
round, off round, oval, tear drop and semi baroque.
The round pearls are consider as good quality
and the others are low quality.
But obviously Nelson Jewellery offer the highest quality,
rarest pearl shape – round.