The main component in a pearl pendant us the pearl of course! That almost goes without saying …and the shape of pearl in the pearl pendants most frequently used is a drop or oval or round shaped pearl.
At Aquarian Pearls we specialize in pearl pendants made set in gold or silver and showcasing Australian South Sea pearls, Tahitian black pearls, and golden pearls cultivated in Burma or the Philippines. Visit Here: gopage7
The bail on a pearl pendant can be simple and allows a chain to pass through it, the actual cap can be set with diamonds and or coloured stones as well to add some extra sparkle and the pearl usually a drop or oval shaped pearl is drilled and glued into place on the pendant bail’s pin.
There are also very elaborate setting designs that act as pendant bails such as the depiction of animals, mythical creatures, zodiac signs, emojis such as love hearts, musical notes, geometric and sacred geometric designs, religious symbols, sporting accessories, crowns, skulls, fists, floral emblems, the lists go on as does the human imagination.
One component in the pearl pendant we never compromise on is the quality of the pearls we use and set in our pearl pendant range. When determining the quality of the pearls in the pearl pendant, there are five values often known as the virtues of pearls. These are size, shape, colour, lustre, cleanliness of skin.
The size of akoya pearls cultivated in Japan ranges from 2 millimetres to 10 millimetres , the average size being 5-6 millimetres. The size of South Sea pearls cultivated in Australia, Indonesia, Burma and the Philippines ranges from 9 millimetres to 21 millimetres , the average being 11 and 12 millimetres. The size of black pearls cultivated in French Polynesia and The Cook Islands and Fiji ranges from 7 millimetres to 14 millimetres and occasionally 14 to 18 millimetres the average being 9 millimetres.
For shape one can select for use in pearl pendants can be a choice of the following shapes …round, drop, oval, button, circle button, circle drop, circle round and circle semi round, semi baroque, and baroque. Visit Here: wmt24
The most frequently seen and used shape for pendants is the drop or oval shape but this is not always the case. shape, size, colour are all choices particular to the pearl customer. Every pearl pendant is unique, just as every customer who selects a pearl pendant is unique.
As for colour of the pearl selected to be set in a pearl pendant, one can select cultured pearls from the whitest of pearls from Australian cultured pearls or Indonesian cultured pearls through to the more silver colours and tones also produced in Australian pearls and Indonesian pearls by pearl farmers working with the Pinctada Maxima oyster. Then there is the champagne and yellow and cream tones of the Burmese cultured pearls and the rich golden tones of Philippine cultured pearls. All these countries farmers work with the species of oyster named Pinctada Maxima in order to work side by side with Nature which creates these beautiful cultured pearls. All look magnificent when set as a pearl pendant, colour being a totally personal choice, so there is not one colour better or superior to another. Visit Here: eblogz
Japan produces white cultured pearls, champagne coloured cultured pearls and blue cultured pearls from the akoya cultured pearl oyster Pinctada Fucata. A staple of the pearl business since cultured pearls originated in Japan over one hundred years ago, brought to the worlds attention by famed and legendary pearl man Kokichi Mikimoto. Akoya pearl pendants are simple and timeless and elegant examples of pearl jewellery.
China produces freshwater cultured pearls in natural colours of white, pink, purple and apricot and blue. Chinese freshwater pearls with their stunning colours allow us to create some very lovely freshwater pearl pendants in our pearl jewellery line.
French Polynesia and The Cook Islands produce beautiful black, brown, blue, green, silver, pistachio, aubergine and reddish shades of black pearls from the Pinctada Margaritifera oyster. A black pearl pendant is a beautiful item of pearl jewellery.
We have suggested that size and shape and colour are three virtues completely to the taste and style and preference of the purchaser or wearer of the pearl pendant, but we ask you not to compromise on lustre and surface cleanliness of skin which are the fourth and fifth pearl virtues respectively.
Lustre is considered one of the most important virtues of the pearl to be set in our Aquarian Pearls range of pearl pendants , and the more nacre coating the pearl has then the more lustrous the pearl herself will be. Cultured pearls are a bit like onions in that they have layers and layers of nacre and the importance of good strong shine and lustre cannot be over estimated.
Lastly skin complexion is a factor in determining the value and quality of a pearl pendant and the cleaner the pearl the better when it comes to pearl pendants. The pearl set in your pendant should ideally be eye clean with minimal surface marks or spots or flaws . Roughly ten per cent of the pearls in a South sea pearl harvest set clean in jewellery and are of high enough quality for Aquarian Pearls to use in the manufacture of our range of pearl pendants.
Whatever you choice of pearl pendant, we wish you well to wear it, and assure you a pearl pendant will be a magnificent addition to your pearl jewellery collection.