At over 700 pages long, I go to Strack's book whenever I have a question about pearls.
This very large 127.5 carat pearl is a silvery white Baroque pearl. In the Renaissance period, Baroque pearls were highly valued for their unique shapes, which highlighted their luster and colors.
It all started out as a wonderful wild adventure for 19 year old Nick Paspaley in the 1930s.Read more
Nacreous pearls are the pearls that we mostly talk about and see. These are the South Sea Pearls, Tahitians, and Freshwater Pearls. Non nacreous pearls are grown in conch shells. There are many varieties, but the main ones are the Conch Pearls and the Melo Melo Pearls.Read more