The world of Freshwater pearls is the fastest evolving of all cultured pearl types. Be it a Freshwater pearl necklace, pearl bracelet or pearl earrings, the options for freshwater pearls is endless. New shapes, colors, sizes and textures are being introduced at breakneck speeds, with new varieties making debuts yearly at the international pearl shows.
This guide to A-AAAA Freshwater Pearl Grading is going to deal primarily with the classic near round to round white Freshwater pearl, which is the most popular of all Freshwater pearl varieties available today. Read the whole article, or use the links featured in the Table of Contents to skip ahead directly to parts that concern you.