Pearl Jewelry Pricing Guide

Pricing Pearls by Type and Jewelry Style

Shopping online for fine pearl jewelry doesn't have to be a mystery hunt; use our handy pearl pricing guides below to swiftly determine how much you should be spending, and for what.

Whether you're looking for the ultimate in luxury pearls, or are just starting out small, the Insider's Guide to Pearl Prices is here to give you the information you need to know to make pearl jewelry shopping a snap.

Japanese Akoya Pearls

Akoya Pearl Jewelry Price Guide


Hanadama Akoya Pearls

$350 - $10,000 and up

Akoya Pearl Necklaces

$150 - $10,000 or more

Akoya Pearl Earrings

$99 - $1,250 or more

Akoya Pearl Rings

$400 - $1,200 and up

Akoya Pearl Bracelets 

$140 - $3,000 and up

Akoya Pearl Pendants

$150 - $700 or more


Cultured Japanese Akoya pearls are considered by many to be THE Classic White pearl. Akoya pearls are world-famous for being perfectly round in shape, with near perfect matching and a bright, highly reflective and glossy luster.

Read our Akoya Pearl Buyer's Guide for more information about cultured Akoya pearls.

Cultured Tahitian Pearls


Tahitian Pearl Necklaces

$450 - $10,000 and up

Tahitian Pearl Earrings

$225 - $2,000 or more

Tahitian Pearl Pendants

$225 - $1,000 or more

Tahitian Pearl Rings

$250 - $1,500 and up

Tahitian Pearl Bracelets

$180 - $1,500 or more

Tahitian Pearls for Men

$200 - $800 or more


Famous for their large sizes and rainbow of stunning colors, black Tahitian pearls from French Polynesia are gems for jewelry lovers looking for something rare and truly unique.

Read our Tahitian Pearls Buyer's Guide for more information about black Tahitian pearls.

Tahitian Pearl Jewelry Price Guide

White and Golden South Sea Cultured Pearls

South Sea Pearl Jewelry Price Guide


South Sea Pearl Necklaces

$450 - $20,000 and up

South Sea Pearl Pendants

$225 - $1,000 and more

South Sea Pearl Earrings

$225 - $2,000 or more

South Sea Pearl Rings

$250 - $1,000 and up

South Sea Pearl Jewelry Sets

$450 - $3,000 and higher

South Sea Pearls for Men

$150 - $800 or more


Known as the "Queen of Cultured Pearls", South Sea pearls are the very largest and most valuable of all major pearl types. South Sea pearls are available in natural shades of White and Gold, and range in size from 8.0-9.0mm through 15.0-16.0mm and larger.

Read our South Sea Pearl Buyer's Guide for more information about cultured South Sea pearls.

Cultured Freshwater Pearls


Elite / Gem Quality Freshwater Pearls

$99 - $3,000 and higher

Freshwater Pearl Necklaces

$130 - $2,500 or more

Freshwater Pearl Earrings

$69 - $750 and up

Freshwater Pearl Pendants

$150 - $700 or more

Freshwater Pearl Rings

$200 - $600 and up

Freshwater Pearl Bracelets

$140 - $3,000


Cultured Freshwater pearls from China are a colorful and budget-friendly pearl type. Choose from White, Pink/Peach, Lavender and Black hues, in classic sizes ranging from 6.0-7.0mm through 10.0-11.0mm.

Read our Freshwater Pearl Buyer's Guide for more information about cultured Freshwater pearls.

Freshwater Pearl Jewelry Price Guide

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