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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.
If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase for any reason, send it back to us for a 100% refund within 60 days.
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.
GoDaddy® and SafeBuy™ verification, along with secure online purchasing features and a reputation for distinctive quality and integrity are precisely what distinguish DawnRose Pearls in today’s current retail market.
Free UK next day delivery on all of your orders. International express delivery is also available.
Each of your purchases is presented in an elegant gift box to showcase your pearls, with a gift card printed with any personal message. Also included are an introduction card and microfiber cloth for pearl care. All for free.
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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60-Day 100% Money Back Return Policy
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About Us
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How to choose pearl colours
 

How to Choose Pearl Colours

It is precisely color which has held pearl lovers in thrall for centuries, because in, in fact, the breathtaking scintillation of a pearl is derived from a mysterious combination of its body color, overtones, available light and even orientation of the pearl in this light.

Classic white elegance:

Freshwater, Akoya and SouthSea mollusks all produce pearls of satiny white hues used in the classic white pearl strand necklaces that seem to have a timeless appeal. Of these, the South Sea pearls are considered the most valuable due to their comparative rarity.

Musky black and the exotic darker hues:

Only mollusks found in Tahiti (and surrounding areas) produce the highly prized, natural “black” pearls that have such exotic appeal. However, the enchanting beauty of Tahitian Pearls is precisely in that they are never purely black (as no pearl is purely one single color), but mysteriously irradiate greater or lesser degrees of musky greens, blues, grays and dark purple.

Pink, peach, lavender and a vast array of other pastel hues:

Freshwater pearls exhibit the most versatile array of natural colors to meet any personal requirement under any occasion. The deep natural colors of some Freshwater Pearls display a unique metallic sheen and overtones of almost mystical quality.

While it is good to ascertain color preferences of the person for whom pearls are bought, there are other factors which might be taken into consideration.

Skin tone and apparel:

For example, skin tone is often considered, as well as the color of apparel that it might be worn with (especially on special occasions).  General guidelines suggest that pearls are shown at advantage with a colour close to skin tone, but look more dramatic if a bit contrast with the skin. If you aren’t sure, the classic white pearls, or a semi-neutral pearl color, with silvery, light pink or creamy hues is a nice middle ground, and unique natural pearl colors will certainly make you stand out.

However, if one wishes to show off their pearls in a more dramatic way, choosing pearl colors that contrast with skin tone is a good idea.  This also applies to matching with clothing.  A deep color pearl will often look more attractive when worn with a contrasting white blouse; a white pearl might have a more impressive effect when contrasted with rich colored clothing and a brightly colored pearl will scintillate more dramatically against a pure black or white background.