Freshwater pearls are the most beautiful pearls that any woman can own. Freshwater pearls come in classic colors such as white, pink, peach, and lavender. When people think o f these pearls, images of famous movie stars and celebrities automatically come to mind. These pearls are the classic image of what pearls are. Freshwater pearls are different than other pearls in the way they are nucleated. Instead of using a round of glass bead, Freshwater pearls are nucleated with a piece of meat from the oyster , which produces a pearl that is mostly made up of nacre.
Freshwater pearls are the most well-known and most common type of pearl because they are such a large resource. Unlike Tahitian and South Sea pearls that can only be produced one at a time, the oysters that grow Freshwater pearls can produce around 15 pearls per oyster. Freshwater pearls come in many different shapes and sizes. Though round pearls are what people usually think of when they hear the word “pearls,” the unusual shapes that these pearls are produced in currently have become very popular. Some of the most sought after shapes are coin and Baroque shapes.
Coin Pearls are small disk shaped pearls that are round and flat. These pearls make unique bracelets and can be paired with beads made from different precious metals and gemstones. Women are often surprised when they see this type of pearl but love them immediately. Baroque styles pearls are not round, and often have little blisters on them, as well as lines that run around the diameter of the pearl, making these pearls stand out from every other pearl. At Aloha Pearls, we carry the largest variety of freshwater jewelry. Woman love the different options that we have to offer and find our prices very affordable.
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