How many types of pearls are there?
How many types of pearls are there?
There are two types of pearls: freshwater pearl and saltwater pearl,Pearls are organic gemstones and the only gemstones conceived by life. Its composition is calcium carbonate. Therefore, it is relatively fragile, and any acidic chemical composition band will cause erosion and irreversible damage to it.
There are two types of saltwater pearl: nuclear and non-nucleated pearls, and nuclear pearls include South Sea pearls, Akoya pearls, Tahitian pearls, and Mabe pearls.
There are two types of freshwater pearl: nuclear and non-nucleated pearls, nucleated pearls are called Edison pearls.
white south sea pearl
white south sea pearl, produced in the South Pacific Ocean, The three origins are the northwestern of Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Because Australia is rich in production, it is also called Australian white. The mother oyster is white butterfly shell, and Australian white has pearls. The title of the king, with silk satin luster, clean and high-end, dignified atmosphere.
Tahitian black pearls are produced by salt lakes in Polynesia in the South Pacific. It is the largest black pearl producing area in the world, so it is also called Tahitian pearls. Tahitian pearls have the reputation of "Queen of Pearls", and they have seawater pearls. The richest colors, vividly explain what colorful black is.
South Sea Golden Pearl
Naturally colored South Sea Golden pearls come from the tropical lagoons of Indonesia, Australia, and the Philippines. Their hues range from a soft Champagne to a very intense 24K gold color. These quality gems are quickly becoming popular in the pearl jewelry market thanks to their warm, regal tones.
Akoya is a Japanese sea pearl ,. The mother oyster of Akoya pearl is Martens oyster, and the martensitic oyster is relatively small, so the size of Akoya pearls is generally between 6-9mm, and the largest does not exceed 11mm. A marshmallow can only breed one Akoya pearl. Akoya pearls are sharp and have the title of "small light bulb".
Mabe pearls are produced in Japan. Mabe pearls are semi-circular pearls. They belong to shelled pearls. The mother oyster is penguin oyster. The size is relatively large, can reach more than 20mm.
Conch pearls are mother oyster of conch pearls is Queen Phoenix Conch, which is produced in the Caribbean Sea. The surface of conch pearls is like jade, and the pink surface shows a unique flame pattern. At present, conch pearls cannot be artificially cultivated, they are all natural Wild, its rarity is like a pink diamond among diamonds, and its output is rare and worth collecting.
Edison pearls are freshwater pearls with a nucleus, mainly produced in China. Edison pearls are artificially cultured, so the diameter can be more than 11mm. During the growth process, after adding pigment additives, the color of the pearls has become richer and more famous. There are some heavy saturated colors such as dark purple and bronze, among which enchanting purple is the most popular.
Tridacina pearls are produced in the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The largest pearls in the world all come from Tridacina, such as the well-known Laozi pearl, which is not composed of nacre, but is composed of calcium carbonate microcrystals in organic matter. It has a white porcelain-like appearance and also has a flame pattern. Now the clam clam belongs to the protection of wild animals and fishing is prohibited, so the existing clam pearls are very valuable and worthy of collection.