Pearls 101

When you’re looking for an exceptional piece of jewelry as a gift for that special person, you can never go wrong by choosing a pearl necklace. Although there are many different kinds of pearls, both naturally and human made, the most exceptional and rare as type of pearl is the south sea pearl. As the naturally form the south sea pearl is almost always black or dark blue in color, it is known also as a black pearl. These south sea pearl necklaces will sell for thousands upon thousands of dollars, but if you don’t have that much money, don’t worry, there are many other pearl necklaces available for much less money.

Cultured pearls have been made with the help of humans, who harvest thousands of pearls each year, usually from freshwater or manmade lakes. While we all think of a pearl has rounded perfect in shape, sometimes they come out in a teardrop form or as a flat cylinder. These pearls are either used in different kinds of jewelry that don’t require a perfectly round the oval, or they are discarded.

A common misconception is that all pearls are harvested white, and only then are additional colors added.
In fact there are many different types of freshwater pearls that are harvested in various colors such as gold, silver, black, dark blue, and pink. Often people will say a pearl is one color boat when you get in under a different type of light its tones and shades appear to be another color.

Finding the perfect pearl necklace can be a monumental task, but once the special person in your life seizure gift her eyes will light up and it will all be worth it. You can start searching different online jewelry vendors, look for different discount jewelry wholesalers, or even had your local mall to see retailers there.

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