Where are Edison pearls from?
“Edison Pearls” are the latest in a LONG line of Freshwater pearl experiments are aimed taking on the legendary White and Golden South Sea pearls from Australia. These pearls are produced by a few radical pearl farms in China, and have only been available for 2-3 years now on the markets.
What is pearl jewelry?
Pearls are unique among gemstones because they don’t arise from the depths of the earth but from the sea. They require no special cutting or polishing to maximize their lustrous beauty, which has been treasured since ancient times and ensures that pearl jewelry is always in style.
Are Edison pearls good quality?
Edison Pearls are of high quality; high-grade Edison pearls are perfectly round. Their sizes vary but they can become almost three-quarters of an inch, and they have a unique luster that can be compared with that of high-end saltwater pearls such as Tahitian pearls or South Sea pearls.
Are Edison pearls worth it?
Simple, because they provide more nacre and more shine (some are downright metallic) and more glow for less money than rival pearls of the same quality (Tahitian, Akoya, or South Sea pearls). They can be very round and very lustrous and very affordable for every day wear. They are real cultured pearls.
Is pearl expensive?
Pearl prices can range from less than $1 to $100,000s- depending on the type, size, quality, luster, color and shape.
Which pearl is good for jewellery?
High quality pearls are very durable because of their thick nacre and excellent surface quality. The nacre and surface quality is especially important when choosing Akoya, South Sea and Tahitian pearls. As they’re all bead-nucleated, the thickness of their nacre determines how durable the pearls are.
How do Edison pearls get their color?
Edison pearls come in so many exquisite natural colors because the pearl mussels used for cultivation have undergone ten years of gene modification and development by researchers at the Zhejiang University.
What is a reborn pearl?
Although grown intentionally (unlike Akoya, Tahitian, or South Sea keshi which happen accidentally), “reborn” freshwater pearls often go by the same name. Known for their glowing luster and baroque shape, keshi pearls lend themselves to very unusual jewelry creations.
Which pearl is expensive?
South Sea pearls
South Sea pearls are considered the most valuable. They are also the largest pearl variety on the market. A strand of South Sea pearls can range from $1,000 to over $100,000.
What country is known for pearls?
Since the development of pearl culture technology, the black pearl oysters Pinctada margaritifera found in Tahiti and many other Pacific islands including the Cook Islands and Fiji are being extensively used for producing cultured pearls.