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Saltwater pearls are created naturally in response to a threatening and/or irritating entity randomly entering the shell of a marine mollusk, usually an oyster, after which the intruder is coated with layers of organic matter to seal it off from the vulnerable, soft-bodied organism. This process occurs relatively rarely in nature, and randomly-encountered natural pearls have therefore always been extremely scarce. Historically, the most desirable and valuable natural specimens were “oriental pearls” from the Middle East’s Arabian Gulf and Red Sea, as well as the Gulf of Mannar between India and Sri Lanka.

However, in 1916 a “culturing” process was patented off Japan’s south coast, whereby the above chain of events could be initiated via human intervention to produce whitish Akoya pearls. These techniques were then employed in warmer tropical waters to produce larger varieties such as blackish Tahitian pearls and white, silver or gold South Sea pearls.

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GGM0008
13 mm Golden South Sea Pearl
$ 1,335.00
1 pcs 15.75cts



 
GGM0011
16.3 mm Baroque Tahitian Pearl
$ 1,000.00
1 pcs 39.70cts

 
GGM0012
16.3 mm Baroque Tahitian Pearl
$ 1,000.00
1 pcs 40.80cts




 
ANX0001
Tahitian Pearl
$ 300.00
1 pcs 3.00g

 
ANX0002
Tahitian Pearl
$ 600.00
1 pair 4.06g


 
ANX0006
South Sea Pearl Earrings
$ 400.00
1 pair 5.56g

 
ANX0007
Tahitian Pearl Earring
$ 620.00
1 pair 4.79g

 
ANX0008
Tahitian Pearl Earring
$ 620.00
1 pair 4.49g

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