"Pearls are always appropriate." – Jackie Kennedy
Multi-Color Freshwater Pearl, Spessartine Garnet, Rubellite and Diamond Dangle Earrings
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Jewelry by Ksenia Podnebesnaya
Q: WHICH WHITE PEARL TYPE SHOULD I CHOOSE... FRESHWATER OR AKOYA?
A: This might just be one of the Top 5 Frequently Asked Pearl Questions of all time.
Which pearl type you choose is a balancing act between Price, Luster and Shape among other factors like perceived value and personal aesthetics.
Saltwater Akoya pearls are the higher-end, more elegant choice for pearl lovers. If these pearls will be well-cared for, worn at special events and are going to be a keepsake, then I recommend the Akoya. They are definitely a special treasure that are worth the higher price points.
Freshwater pearls are - for the most part - the more “casual” pearl choice, with lower price points (often about ¼ to ½ the price of their saltwater counterpoints), higher durability and more variation in shape, and a softer, more glowing luster.
I usually recommend choosing a Freshwater pearl necklace for those of us on a budget but want that “classic” pearl necklace look without breaking the bank ...
If you want to know more, visit Ashley's comprehensive article: Freshwater vs Akoya Pearls
"TEARS OF THE MOON"
Dainty and delicate, these gorgeous tear-drop shaped White Metallic Freshwater pearls feature a single sparkling diamond accent for just the right touch of twinkle. Dripping with color, these highly iridescent pearls shimmer with intense Aquamarine, Violet and Rose overtones.
The metallic luster reflects light beautifully, and provide an mirror-like surface that will surpass even Japanese Akoya pearls. Metallic Freshwater pearls are solid-nacre, incredibly durable pearls from China. They are famous for their intense, metallic shine and have been hand-selected for their unique colors, luster and beauty.
These pearls represent 1 in every 1,000 pearls harvested, and are the cream of the Freshwater pearl crop!