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Commitment to quality is the single-most distinguishing feature of the services we render our customers. All our pearls are hand-selected and carefully inspected for high luster, perfect shapes, blemish-free surfaces and genuine rich colors.
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Our business is based on direct purchases/productions from pearl farms stretching from South and East Asia to the South Pacific. Our farm-direct prices avoid middleman and save you up to 80% below retailing prices without sacrificing quality.
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Each of our products is issued with a Certificate of Authenticity, signed by one of our GIA certified pearl experts, which guarantees both the authenticity of the pearls you have received and specifications as to their quality.
   
Why Pearls?
The Birth of A Pearl
Pearl Types
    Freshwater Pearls
    Tahitian Pearls
    South Sea Pearls
    Akoya Pearls
Pearl Quality Grading
    An Overview of Pearl Grading Factors
    DawnRose Pearls Grading System
    Freshwater Pearl Grading System
    Tahitian Pearls Grading System
    South Sea Pearls Grading System
    Akoya Pearls Grading System
Pearl Industrial Processes
    Pearl Cultivation Procedures
    Industrial Processes of Harvested Pearls
Pearl Buying Guide
    How to choose pearl types
    How to choose pearl colours
    How to choose pearl necklaces
    Pearl size for different pearl types
    How to choose pearl size-pearl strand
    How to choose pearl size-pearl earrings
    How to choose pearl size-pearl pendant
Customer Bewares
    Genuine Pearl Colors
    Pay Attention to Pearl Shape
    Pearl Size
    Pearl Grading
    The Pearl Nacre Thickness
    Purchasing Pearls Online
    How to Recognize Imitation Pearls
    How to Care Your Pearls
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The Birth of A Pearl
 

The birth of a pearl

Pearls are the natural creation of shellfish living in lakes or the sea formation_of_pearlwhich filter water to gather the nutrients necessary for their survival. Occasionally, bacteria, bubbles or other small objects enter the body of the shellfish and act as irritants. As a means of self-preservation, a process will be activated to seal off these small particles and enclose them in a sac of nacre. More and more layers of nacre are gradually deposited to isolate the irritant until, with time, a lustrous pearl is formed.akoya_pearl_oyster

Pearls are usually broadly classified according to their place of origin and, while within these classifications they differ significantly in color and size, the most common categories are: Freshwater pearls, Tahitian pearls, South Sea pearls and Akoya pearls.    

 

The secret of cultured pearl formation

However, the actual occurrence of this natural process is extremely rare, and it is even more rare that a natural pearl can meet the stringent requirements now established in the industry in terms of shape. Over the course of centuries, humans have sought ways to unlock the secrets of nature and effectively initiate themselves the pearl producing process. Pearls produced in this way are referAkoya_pearl_nucleationred to as cultured pearls. The earliest known experiments in pearl cultivation can be traced back as early as the 1300s in China to Yu Shun Yang, who is credited with inventing the method for culturing blister pearls by lifting the mantle and placing a shaped mould between the mantle and the shell.

The pearl cultivation technique widely used in modern times started at the beginning of the 20th century, with the production of the first successfully cultured round pearls, known as the Japanese Akoya pearls. The crucial procedure to produce a cultured pearl is to irritate a mollusk by implanting a mantle tissue from a healthy donor mollusk into a host mollusk, inducing it to secret layers of nacre around the tissue. For saltwater pearls, such as Akoya Pearls, South Sea Pearls and Tahitian Pearls, a bead nucleus made of freshwater mollusk shell is also inserted into the host mollusk to regulate  pearl formation. However Freshwater Pearls are tissue-nucleated without using a bead. This procedure is called pearl nucleation or grafting. Pearl grafting is a highly specialized and delicate procedure, and a qualified grafter needs several years practice.