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Pearl Education

An emblem of modesty, chastity, and purity, the pearl symbolizes love, success, and happiness. Centuries ago, it was thought that a single drop of rain, falling from the heavens, fell into the open oyster and produced a pearl. The pearl’s classic beauty is universal, flattering, and perfect for all ages. Pearl is the birthstone for June.

Akoya Cultured Pearl Education

Akoya Cultured Pearl Education

Akoya pearls are mainly grown in Japan and China using the Pinctada fucata oyster. These pearls have a consistent size ...

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Baroque Cultured Pearl Education

Baroque Cultured Pearl Education

Departing from traditional round silhoutees, Baroque pearls are identified by their unique shapes. Most freshwater ...

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Conch Pearl Education

Conch Pearl Education

Conch pearls are unique in that they are not "cultured" or formed by nature. Uusally found as a by-product when ...

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Cultured Pearl Education

Cultured Pearl Education

A pearl is produced by a living organism, which makes it an organic gem. Pearls are grouped into two main ...

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Freshwater Cultured Pearl Education

Freshwater Cultured Pearl Education

Freshwater pearls are formed in lakes, rivers and other freshwater bodies. Unlike Akoya pearls, this pearl type is ...

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South Sea Cultured Pearl Education

South Sea Cultured Pearl Education

South Sea pearls are grown in the warm waters of Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar and Thailand. Using the ...

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Tahitian Cultured Pearl Education

Tahitian Cultured Pearl Education

Tahitian pearls are cultivated in black lipped oysters, also known as the pinctada margaritifera cumingi species ...

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