Course in Pearl Selection
What could be
more beautiful, more traditional, more right than watching your bride
walk down the aisle adorned in pearls? But buying fine jewelry for
the woman of your dreams may seem to be a daunting task. Let me make
it easy for you. There is nothing more beautiful to complement a
wedding dress than a stunning strand of pearls.
come in a variety of shapes, colors and overtones they are the
versatile, perfect choice to support any wedding theme. Among the
various types of pearls there is nothing more classic than a Bride in
a white flowing gown, her neck draped with dazzling Akoya pearls
known for their brilliant luster, elegance and infinite versatility.
With uniformly round shapes, exceptional luster, shimmering orient,
and an array of natural colors such as peach, lavender and white
Cultured Freshwater Pearls are sure to charm and surprise your
beautiful bride whos looking for a more modern and contemporary
wedding. And if youre looking for something truly one of a kind
then Tahitian Pearls in a tantalizing array of bold colors such as
peacock, pistachio green and silver are perfect for an exotic
wedding. Even White or Golden South Sea is sure to enhance the beauty
of your bride.
available in different grades and the buyer must bear some knowledge
while selecting perfect pearl for your bride. Choose the right grade
for your brides pearl jewelry. There are various grades that
categorize pearls into different qualities.
A quality is the lowest quality that is commercially
available with wrinkles, small cracks, white or brownish spots,
dimples and other nasty blemishes on their surface. They will be
off-shape and only moderately matched.
2. AA: This
quality pearls are near round in shape will have fair to good luster
and the matching is done well.
3. AA+: Pearls
of this quality are found perfectly round and well matched. The
luster will be slightly sharper than the AA pearl and can be
determined if can see your reflection in the pearl and some
4. AAA: Pearls
of this quality are said to be gem-quality pearl as it
has less than 5% inclusions over its surface, and also can be
completely free of inclusions with luster that sharper than AA+
quality. They have a glowing surface that is slightly translucent.
There is little to no variation in shapes and matching of a strand.
The term Hanadama is synonymous with rose color and vendors call them
the flower pearls because of their rose colors, which lend proof to
the fact that Hanadama is simply an identifying characteristic of
color assuming the pearls have good luster and nacre. These are the
absolute best Akoya pearls that you can buy.
It an be
concluded that with a little crash
course in pearl selection, you are ready to select the best
pearl jewelry that she will treasure for a lifetime!