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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
Genuine Pearl Quality Guaranteed
60-Day 100% Money Back Return Policy
Up to 80% Saving
Confidence and Trust
    Privacy Policy
Free UK NEXT DAY delivery
Elegant Presentation
Certificate of Authenticity
About Us
    Customer Testimonials
Terms and Conditions
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DawnRose Pearls Grading System

DawnRose Pearls Grading System

A well recognized pearl grading system must consider and include all of the factors as explained in the article An Overview of Pearl Quality Factors: shape, surface quality, size, luster, nacre and matching. Currently, there is no universally standardized grading system because of the variety of pearl types and their origins. For this reason pearls from different places each have their own grading systems.

In the current pearl market, grading systems can vary from retailer to retailer even within the same pearl categories and a considerable number of highway stores and less reputable internet pearl dealers do not personally grade their pearls at all, or quite often unreasonably price pearls without referencing any industry recognized grading system. However, most respected and reputable dealers adhere to the A-AAA grading system, sometimes also using the A-D grading system established for the assessment of Tahitian and South Sea pearls. Although some pearl dealers use an AAAA or AAA+ to appear to be a better quality, this practice is not an industry-accepted system and is not used by DawnRose Pearls. 

Please refer to the following articles for more detailed information. 

Each DawnRose Pearls product is strictly inspected and graded at the pearl source and further examined by one of our experienced in-house pearl experts all of whom hold Gemological Institute of America (GIA)* degrees, authorizing them to issue pearl certificates of authenticity.

Freshwater Pearl Grading

Tahitian Pearl Grading

South Sea Pearl Grading

Akoya Pearl Grading


*The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is the world's foremost authority in gemology, which is the sole authority recognized and respected by finer jewelry establishments. GIA is the authority that professionally provides industry-accepted pearl education and training on pearl grading.