Pearl grading

  • Five more questions to ask when buying pearls
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    Five more questions to ask when buying pearls

    Buying and comparing pearl jewellery can be a difficult task. Here are the second 5 of ten simple questions to ask when buying pearls and to help fi...

  • Five Questions To Ask When Buying Pearl Jewellery
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    Five Questions To Ask When Buying Pearl Jewellery

    Pearl jewellery can be found in a wide range of designs, qualities, and prices. When buying pearls, retail and online shoppers can find pearl neckla...

  • Is Shape a Good Guide to Pearl Quality?
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    Is Shape a Good Guide to Pearl Quality?

    The astonishing diversity of the pearl has made pearls a versatile gem of choice for all types of jewellery, in fashion and other accessories. But w...

  • What are Baroque Pearls ?
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    What are Baroque Pearls ?

    When describing the shape of a pearl, baroque is a term that is used to describe irregular and non-symmetrically shaped pearls that have been forme...

  • How to tell Real Pearls from an Imitation Pearl
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    How to tell Real Pearls from an Imitation Pearl

    Is there an obvious difference between real and fake pearls ? Here are a few tips on how to tell real pearls from an imitation pearl. It is often sa...

  • Artificial, faux and fake pearls
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    Artificial, faux and fake pearls

    The commercial sale of fake, faux and artificial pearls is quite common and many customers ask us about pearls that they have seen or been offered o...

  • What is the Lustre of a Pearl ?
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    What is the Lustre of a Pearl ?

    A pearl's iridescence is known as lustre and is absolutely unique to pearls, different to any other gemstone. When grading pearls, highly prized pea...

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