The “Akoya” pearl, cultivated in sea water, today represents a reference point for cultivated pearls. From their perfectly round shape, they are distinguished from other cultivated pearls because they present themselves with a bright, neutral and sweet color, with gray, pink, silver and cream or champagne and sometimes green highlights. In part of the harvest, you can also nd baroque or Keshi, pearl without a nucleus, also called seed pearl.
The Akoya pearls are the most famous among cultivated pearls and are ideal for composing necklaces and other jewels that are made with pearls. The dimensions vary from a minimum of 7 mm and can reach up to 10 mm, although these last ones tend to be rare.
The Hanadama pearls are chosen among the most prestigious and beautiful Akoya pearls currently produced in the world. After every pearl harvest, in Japan, the pearls are separated and graded by quality. Together with these pearls you will receive a numbered certi cate released by the Laboratory of Science of the Pearl of Japan that states the authenticity of the Hanadama title.
The fresh water pearls, have the advantage of being economically accessible, still offering great quality. Their shape is not always round, and their colors can vary from white, to pink, to lavender and other pastel tones. The dimensions of the most common pearls goes from 2 to 5 mm and can reach up to 14 -15 mm.
The white or golden pearls origins are from the Australian coasts. They are appreciated for their large size capable of reaching 22 mm. The southern sea pearls are known for their nacre’s shine, their deep gleam is satin, not common among other types of pearls. These pearls are very rare and much sought after and their value is tied directly to the quality of their surface. These pearls are extremely rare and very hard to nd on the market.
These pearls are harvested in the French Polynesian seas, their natural and mystical multi colored glow is the secret of their beauty. The use of the tahitian pearls gives each creation charm and elegance. The largest and darkest pearls of this variety belong to the subspecies of the cumingi, found in the tahitian surroundings. Dimensions vary from a minimum of 8 mm to a maximum of 16-17 mm.