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Freshwater Pearls

Freshwater pearls are typically found in lakes and rivers in China, and are produced in mollusks called mussels. Freshwater pearls have recently revolutionized the pearl industry by producing beautiful and lustrous natural white and pink pearls at a price that is a fraction of Akoya and smaller sized south sea pearls. Although freshwater pearls are plentiful, The Pearl Source selects only the highest quality freshwater to compile our strands and jewelry.

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Japanese Akoya Pearls

Since the 1930's, Akoya pearls are the world's best-known pearl. Akoya pearls are often very round and spherical in shape and are complemented by very high luster. Produced by a small oyster called the Pinctada Fucata off the seas of Japan and China, they are commonly found in sizes ranging from 2mm to 10mm in size. Akoya pearls are a long-time favorite in the pearl industry and are commonly worn by brides on their wedding day.

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Tahitian South Sea Pearls

Tahitian pearls, also known as black South Sea pearls or simply black pearls, are cherished for their incredibly exotic colors and mirror-like luster. Whereas other pearl types are typically limited in color, Tahitian pearls consist of hundreds of overtones with incredibly exotic colors such as peacock green, silver green, blue, and eggplant, just to name a few. These pearls are produced by the Pinctada Margaritifera oyster, which is found exclusively in Tahiti and several other French Polynesian islands.

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White South Sea Pearls

White South Sea pearls are cherished for their classic color as well as their exceptional sizes. These rare gems are produced by the Pinctada Maxima oyster, found in very deep and offshore waters. White South Sea pearls are commonly found off the shores of Australia and are typically creamy white in color with a silver overtone.

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Golden South Sea Pearls

Golden South Sea pearls are cherished for their classic color as well as their exceptional sizes. These rare gems are produced by the Pinctada Maxima oyster, found in very deep and offshore waters. High quality Golden South Sea pearls are usually found in the Philippines and include a wide variation of shades of light to dark golden colors.

PEARL EARRINGS
FRESHWATER thepearlsource

Freshwater Pearls

Freshwater pearls are typically found in lakes and rivers in China, and are produced in mollusks called mussels. Freshwater pearls have recently revolutionized the pearl industry by producing beautiful and lustrous natural white and pink pearls at a price that is a fraction of Akoya and smaller sized south sea pearls. Although freshwater pearls are plentiful, The Pearl Source selects only the highest quality freshwater to compile our strands and jewelry.

PEARL EARRINGS
JAPANESE AKOYA thepearlsource

Japanese Akoya Pearls

Since the 1930's, Akoya pearls are the world's best-known pearl. Akoya pearls are often very round and spherical in shape and are complemented by very high luster. Produced by a small oyster called the Pinctada Fucata off the seas of Japan and China, they are commonly found in sizes ranging from 2mm to 10mm in size. Akoya pearls are a long-time favorite in the pearl industry and are commonly worn by brides on their wedding day.

PEARL EARRINGS
TAHITIAN SOUTH SEA thepearlsource

Tahitian South Sea Pearls

Tahitian pearls, also known as black South Sea pearls or simply black pearls, are cherished for their incredibly exotic colors and mirror-like luster. Whereas other pearl types are typically limited in color, Tahitian pearls consist of hundreds of overtones with incredibly exotic colors such as peacock green, silver green, blue, and eggplant, just to name a few. These pearls are produced by the Pinctada Margaritifera oyster, which is found exclusively in Tahiti and several other French Polynesian islands.

PEARL EARRINGS
WHITE SOUTH SEA thepearlsource

White South Sea Pearls

White South Sea pearls are cherished for their classic color as well as their exceptional sizes. These rare gems are produced by the Pinctada Maxima oyster, found in very deep and offshore waters. White South Sea pearls are commonly found off the shores of Australia and are typically creamy white in color with a silver overtone.

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GOLDEN SOUTH SEA thepearlsource

Golden South Sea Pearls

Golden South Sea pearls are cherished for their classic color as well as their exceptional sizes. These rare gems are produced by the Pinctada Maxima oyster, found in very deep and offshore waters. High quality Golden South Sea pearls are usually found in the Philippines and include a wide variation of shades of light to dark golden colors.

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Buying Guide & Tips for Pearl Earrings:

Pearl earrings can be worn with any outfit and can suit virtually any style. They can be worn on a daily basis, but are elegant for special occasions as well. They are a “go-to” accessory for every woman!

 

Whether you are going for the classic white pearl earrings look or want something a little more unique like an exotic set of Tahitian pearl earrings, there are a few factors to consider when making your purchase.

 

Pearls come in many different sizes.  For some women, larger pearls can get heavy and uncomfortable on the ear. On the other hand, smaller pearls might be too small and dainty for an adult. To better picture the pearl size options we offer and avoid disappointment, The Pearl Source offers a handy pearl diameter chart for actual size comparison.  Also, each of our pearl earrings has a model photo to give you a good idea of how they look on a real person. 

 

Another option to consider is whether you prefer a simple pearl stud earring that highlights the beauty of a pearl, or a dangling style that combines 14K gold and diamonds for a more prominent look. 

 

Pearl earrings can be the perfect complement to a pearl necklace or pearl bracelet. The pearl experts at The Pearl Source can easily match any set of pearl earrings to a necklace or bracelet that is purchased at the same time. As usual, our helpful pearl experts are here to help you find the perfect piece of pearl jewelry at any time.

REVIEWS FOR PEARL EARRINGS

4.6 out of 5 - Based on 1349 reviews
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Nov 25, 2016 by Wendy L - Elmira, NY

They are beautiful!

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Nov 24, 2016 by Mari S - Billings, MT

They are very settled color and very beautiful! Just right size for my little ears.

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Nov 23, 2016 by Natalya T - Greenwich, CT

Love them!

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Nov 22, 2016 by Susan K - Torquay, Victoria

Beautiful pearls - my experience with the Pearl Source has been very satisfying. I returned earrings for a larger pair and my exchange was made promptly without any problem.

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Nov 22, 2016 by Shirley S - Bournemouth, DORSET

Ditto re my first comments but want to add what a really nice setting the earnings are very elegant, thank you