Pearls: The most astonishing gems

Posted by Lagunapearl on March 29th, 2013

Pearls are weakness of all women. Not only because of the exquisite designs and forms in which they are available but also because they go with any kind of attire. They add on to their elegance and flair. Pearls are an ideal gift for all occasions, whether it is a wedding, an anniversary, a birthday party or an official meeting, they help you carry yourself in style and keep you in pace with the changing fashion trends.

Pearls are available in different shapes, the most commonly used ones are round, oval, semi-round, circle, button, baroque, drop and pear shaped pearls. The semi-round and perfectly round pearls are used mainly in making rings, pendants and earrings, whereas the button shaped pearls are used mainly for making bracelets. Pearl jewelry sets are also available in the jewelry shops that comprise of a pearl necklace with matching earrings, bracelets and ring made up of similar looking pearls.

Different types of pearls are available in the jewelry shops around the world. The most famous ones are: -

  • The White South sea pearls
  • The Black Tahitian pearls
  • The Golden pearls
  • The Akoya pearls
  • The Freshwater Cultured pearls

Tahitian pearls are known for their elegant black looks. They carry a bright luster that reflects the uniqueness of the pearl. The white south sea pearls and the akoya pearls are known for their natural shade. They are ideal choice for special occasions like weddings where they offer a perfect match to the bride’s gown. Golden south pearls on the other hand have a shimmer that gives the wearer a royal appearance. Fresh water pearls are cultured pearls that are available in lavender, pink, white and other different natural colors. Many other pearls that are also available include the Keshi pearls, mabe pearls and the imitational pearls (Faux pearls) that are used on the basis of their color cost and appearance. The imitation pearls do not carry and class and hence are cheaper compared to the other natural and cultured pearls.

Check For Originality
One needs to check for originality and the true quality of pearls prior to purchasing them. The natural pearls when X-rayed reveal a fine round nucleus surrounded by concentric rings whereas cultured pearls consist of irregular cavity in the center. Jewelers provide you with different pearls available and help you to select the one that best suit your occasion or needs. One can even purchase the natural and cultured pearls from the certified pearl jewelers available online who deliver your jewelry along with the certificate of originality at your doorstep.

Author Bio:
Laguna Pearl has been in business since 1991 as the global leader in offering the highest quality pearl jewellery at affordable prices for all our customers to enjoy. We specialize in offering customers the ability to customize their jewelry by choosing the pearls quality, length, clasp, and color, and have a record turnaround time of only 24 hours for most orders! Our passion is to offer customers the best product and best service!

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