||A brief history of pearls
COLOR OF AKOYA PEARLS
Akoya pearls, some of the most beautiful cultured pearls available, naturally come in a beautiful variety of colors. Each color can vary in shade, making these pearls highly desirable all over the world.
Akoya Pearl Colors
While you won't see the exotic colors that some saltwater cultured pearls display, Akoya pearls feature beautifully delicate hues, including:
Some Akoya pearls feature white color with rose overtones or silver overtones, gray with blue overtones, or any number of other combinations.
It takes several months for cultured pearls to develop, and each has its own distinct beauty. Akoya oysters are known for developing extremely high quality pearls in a beautiful array of colors.
Finding Perfectly Matched Akoya Pearl Colors
In order to find a perfectly matched strand of pearls, sorters must sift through thousands and assign them to specific categories. The sorting process is long and arduous, but in the end, it's worthwhile; that's the only way to get exceptionally matched pearls for a complete jewelry set.