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White Pearls

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An age-old symbol of sophistication, nothing says elegance like classic White South Sea Pearls. Wear a single piece or a complementary White Pearl set for impeccable refinement.

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"I purchased the freshwater AAAA strand of pearls and was not disappointed. They are absolutely perfect, I wasn’t expecting such great quality. They have gorgeous luster and they’re very uniform in size. Beyond impressed and very happy with my purchase."
"The pearls were both more affordable than anywhere else and absolutely gorgeous. I couldn’t be happier."
April 19, 2021
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Buyer’s Guide to White Pearls

White pearls - a symbol of innocence, beauty, and new beginnings  

These gemstones are considered a classic favorite. As the most common pearl color created by the oyster, white pearls have been the air of sophistication, class, and status for centuries. And, in recent years, these gems have topped the charts of some of the hottest fashion trends.

How are White South Sea Pearls made?

White South Sea Pearls are cultivated using freshwater mussels on pearl farms. Choose from cultured White Akoya Pearls, primarily made in China or Japan, or White Hanadama Pearls (Flower Pearls) tested and certificated by the Pearl Science Laboratory (PSL) of Japan.

White South Sea Pearl colors

As the most frequent pearl color created by the oyster, White South Sea Pearls have been synonymous with sophistication, class, and status for centuries. Generally, White South Sea Pearls are cream-toned, but they can be colored with white, silver, ivory, or rose overtones.

White South Sea Pearl shapes

White South Sea Pearls come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with each maintaining its own character. Drop and baroque-shaped White South Sea Pearls make for whimsical bracelets or graceful pendant necklaces, while the symmetry of round gems makes them superb for earrings.

Cultured White Freshwater Pearls

Even with the ever-changing times, white pearls are still the most common color found in the jewelry market today. These natural gems are cultivated using freshwater mussels on pearl farms.

Best known for their wide variety of colors, sizes, and whimsical shapes, Freshwater pearls have their own unique character. Cultivating freshwater pearls are the only gemstones that come from a living creature. So, not only do they look amazing, they are indeed Mother Nature’s gem.

Cultured White Akoya Pearls

Cultured Akoya pearls are the most popular choice for creating elegant strands of pearls and pearl earrings. Akoya oysters are the grand creators of these quality gems, primarily cultivated in China and Japan, making these gemstones very lustrous. Their pearl colors are generally cream colored with white, silver, ivory, or rose overtones.

Cultured White Hanadama Pearls

The Ferraris of the pearl world, Hanadama meaning spherical flower in Japanese, therefore referred to as Flower Pearls. These pearls are Certified by the Pearl Science Laboratory (PSL) of Japan. They are world-renowned, due to their outstanding luster and orient.

The only gems that qualify to carry the name Hanadama pearls are those certified by PSL, which rigorously test the gems for luster, surface, nacre thickness, and Aurora.

Cultured White South Sea Pearls

White South Sea pearls are generally very large gems, much bigger than other types of pearls. These gemstones also have, on average, the thickest nacre of all cultured pearls.

Produced by the Pinctada Maxima oyster, they have a gorgeous exquisite luster and are available in numerous sizes and shapes. White South Sea pearls are typically a creamy white color with overtones of silver.

Why choose White South Sea Pearls?

A symbol of innocence, beauty, and new beginnings, White South Sea Pearls make a meaningful gift for those monumental occasions. Usually large in size and with the thickest nacres of all cultured pearls, they are exceptional gems to treasure for a lifetime.