What Are The Main Characteristics Of Freshwater Pearls?
Considered the most valued gemstones of organic nature, pearls have a very high value, their price being comparable to that of gemstones. Freshwater pearls grow in non-saline environments, in mussels. These pearls are less expensive than Akoya pearls and have round and uniform shapes, being found in a wide variety of colors such as peach, lavender or white. Cultured pearls can be found in fresh or salt water. Each type of pearl is produced by different species of mussels living in certain regions, in particular climate conditions. Each pearl is unique. Their spherical surface refracts the light in rainbow colors. Oysters that live in the ocean or in protected lagoons give birth to saltwater pearls. The precious beauty of pearls determined people to associate them with beauty, so they began to use freshwater pearls for jewelry, accessories and clothing items. Pearls value depends on their shape, size, color and shine. Freshwater pearls can be white, cream, beige-pink, yellow, blue, gree