Who can say no to pearls? Pearls exude a beauty that is so enchanting; no person can resist not having them. Though they are not as valuable as diamonds, pearls are still indispensable in the jewelry industry. No jewelry box will be complete without a piece that has a pearl in it.
The earlier days where the pearl industry is still small, pearls are harvested in freshwater and saltwater bodies. Pearl hunters use a variety of methods to harvest mussels and oysters that produce these lovely gems. As the industry boomed, the amount of pearls harvested decreased. Such decrease made the value of pearls higher. Upon discovery that pearls can be cultured, the production once again increased; its prices stabilized. Loose pearls became more available in the market. However, some pearls which cannot be cultured still remained expensive.
The culturing of pearls became popular and loose pearls can be sold at a cheap price. It is available at a low price on areas where pearls are cultured. The availability of pearls in the market also became less of a problem as the production of loose pearls is not that difficult anymore.
The availability of loose pearls made it possible for everyone to appreciate the beauty and glow that these creations offer. Pearls are made into beautiful pieces of jewelry, elegant adornment in clothes and even effective powder as medicine. There are many ways where loose pearls can be used. Producing and purchasing them is no longer a problem thanks to culturing.