Archive for July, 2011

Demand for Freshwater Pearls always on the Rise

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Freshwater pearls are one of the most common pearls to come across because they can be produced in mass amounts and take less time to form than a saltwater pearls. The demand for freshwater pearls has, and will always be very high.  Freshwater pearls are the essence of what pearls truly are, as they have always been around and are the symbol of classic beauty. Freshwater pearls have the thickest nacre, due to the fact that most of it is pearl, as opposed to other oyster that are seeded with an irritant to produce a pearl.True elegance in pearl jewelry remains in the quality of pearl used for each design.

When looking for quality pearls, it is important to keep in mind the shape of the pearl, luster and surface quality. Due to the fact that freshwater pearls are in such high demand, stores often by them wholesale, so they can offer each of their customers the pearl of their dreams. At Aloha Pearls, we provide very affordable wholesale prices on freshwater pearls, and pride ourselves on the quality each of our pearls possesses.  Stop in at our store location on Oahu, Hawaii, or   shop at our website, alohapearls.com

Exotic Tahitian Pearl Necklace

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Everyone has seen your basic, white, freshwater pearls, however have not see exquisite Tahitian pearls up close, Tahitian pearls are one of the most rare types of pearl in the world. One of the reasons for this is because Tahitian pearls are no smaller than 8mm and can reach sizes of up to a staggering 18mm. Another aspect that makes these pearls so special is the type of mollusk they are grown in. The shell of this oyster is referred to as black lipped, because the edge of the shell is black.

This unique strip allows this mollusk to produce dark pearls with hints of colors like red, lavender, peacock, and silver, just to name a few. Pistachio and Chocolate Tahitian pearls are also a newly produced and very popular color in pearls currently.  If you like to make a statement with your accessories, then a Tahitian pearl necklace is the answer for you. Choose from multiple color strands, or variegating sized pearls.  For a more classic approach, chose a strand of 8mm peals in a peacock color. Step outside the traditional pearl box, and purchase some of the finest Tahitian pearl strands in Hawaii at alohapearls.com.  We have the finest selection around.

Pearl Necklaces Add grandeur to the Beauty of a Woman

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Pearls are the most incredible and diverse gems in the world, the inspiration for pearl jewelry design is easily found with so many different types of pearls to chose from. Not only can saltwater pearls be used butso can freshwater pearls.  With each variety of pearls, there are different colors of pearls. For example, freshwater pearls generally come in white, pink, and lavender. Saltwater akoyapearls are white when they come out of the oyster however can be treated to come black or even emerald color.  Tahitian pearls cone from a special mollusk with a black edge that produce dark pearls with tints of colors like purple, red, green, silver, and peacock.  The most spectacular pearls are South Sea pearls. This type of pearl comes in a light, gold, yellow color, in a creamy white color, or light silver color.
At Aloha Pearls, we understand the individual beauty of each pearl. We have worked to create masterpiece pearl necklaces that incooperate island themessuch as tropical flowers, turtles, dolphins, and other beautiful designs. Our necklaces are made with everything from silver to gold, and our strands are strung on silk thread, knotted between each pearl, which will ensure the pearls will not be lost should the strand break.  Aloha Pearls have strands of 7mm.  and up. We also have pearl necklaces with variegating sizes of pearls, to offer our wearer a unique look. Shop at alohapearls.com to browse our selection of pearl jewelry.