Frequently Asked Question
What is Pearl ?
Pearl is a form of Gemstone that comes from a living creature which is famous for its exquisite beauty.
It is used in jewellery since a very long time given its beauty and l;uster quality. ( Read More )
How is a Pearl formed?
Pearl is formed inside a living being which is a reaction to an irritant within a mollusk either man made or natural.
What are the types of Pearl?
Pearls naturally occur in the bodies, or mantle tissue, of certain mollusks, usually around microscopic irritants, without any human intervention.
Cultured Pearls/ Saltwater Pearls
Pearls are farmed in saltwater by intentionally introducing an irritant into mollusks all around the world
- Southsea Pearls
- Akoya Pearl
- Tahitian Pearl
- Freswater Pearls
Is cultured Pearl as authentic as natural?
Cultured pearls are as real as any natural pearls. The only difference lies with the way irritant intrude. Natural pearls are found in oysters without any human interventions, whereas, cultured pearls are the result of cultivation. Both are formed inside a living organism, an Oyster.
Freshwater Pearls are one of the type of cultured pearls.
How do you differentiate between the real and fake pearls? How to find if pearl is real?
You can find whether the pearl is real or not by rubbing against each other. Pearls are made up of calcium. Fiction generated by rubbing against each other ensures the originality of the pearls. ( Read More )
What are the benifits of wearing pearl?
Pearl is a symbol of wind. It can calm one's mind and regulate endocrine effects.
Wearing pearl jewelry can do wonders in areas of Health, Skin, Astrology, Self-confidence, etc. Read More
Which pearl is best for astrology?
Astrologers generally recommend wearing South Sea Pearl.
What are the side effects of wearing pearl ?
Highly beneficial for all sun signs regardless of their birth month as it holds the power to neutralize negative energy, pearls do not have any side effects.
Pearls are considered to be a sign of prosperity and good fortune.
How do you classify the quality & value of pearls?
Pearl characteristic defines how valuable it is.
Size, shape, luster, color, surface quality and matching (similarity of pearl in string) differentiate between pearl qualities.
We use pearl grading to distinguish between pearls for its quality
What are pearl grades?
Pearl grading is a tool used in the pearl industry by companies to distinguish between different types of pearls for their quality.
How are colored pearls formed?
Freshwater pearls are naturally light, whereas Tahitian cultured pearls are dark in color. Freshwater pearls those are generally light are dyed using a laser or by irradiation methods.
What accounts to the size of Pearl?
Pearls are formed inside different species of Mollusk. This is due to the different climate and geographical aspects which accounts to the size of pearls alongside the amount of time mollusk spends underwater.
What are the different shapes of Pearl ?
Since pearls grow naturally they come off in different shapes depending on mollusk.
Common shapes that you'd find are round, semi-round, deep, oval, button, drop, baroque and circle.
Although rounds are very rare.
What makes natural pearl so expensive compared to cultured?
A natural pearl is found in the wild oyster existing in the ocean. Mid of the ocean, divers go to the top surface to find natural pearls. Nowadays they are even hard to find it on the ocean surface. Natural pearls are perfectly round and vibrant in color. Its rarity, divers grub work, and the perfect shape and size of natural pearls make it as expensive as 1,00,000$ to more.
What is the reason for variation in pearl pricing?
For ages, pearls have been looked at as a status symbol given how classy and expensive it can get.
There are different types of pearls like South Sea, Tahitian, Akoya, Freshwater Pearls and each of them are known for its characteristics, shape, luster, weight, size, its appearance and even the formation.
Each type is unique in its own and hence determines the pricing accordingly.
Does removing pearls from the oyster means killing it.?
No, Farmers while extracting pearls from the oyster are very much careful not harming as the same oyster can live for many years and produce pearls. Older the oyster, the better the quality of the pearl.
Why do some pearl strands have knot between them ?
If the string breaks, knots prevent you from losing all your pearls.
Experts also recommend knotting your pearls between each other to prevent them from rubbing against each other.
Where can you carry your pearls?
Be it at a wedding or any corporate event, pearls could be the best choice.
Carrying light weight pearl choker or a single strand pearl necklace could enhance your magnificent beauty at any event.
Pearls on my strand shows to much string: is it possible to fix it?
The string stretches and weakens over time. You can easily restrung your pearls.
Contact your local jeweler for advice or reach out to us for repairs at an additional cost.
Does pearl have life.? It gives life to your fashion
No, definitely not. Pearls do not have a life. They are the formation of calcium carbonate which oyster secrets to protect itself when any unwanted irritant intrudes inside the soft tissue.