Large Bead Nucleated Round Freshwater Cultured Pearls, A.K.A. Edison Pearls

Posted on March 1, 2019 by Çigdem Lüle, PhD., FGA, GIA GG, DGA

Fine quality nucleated Chinese freshwater pearls have earned widespread consumer appeal as one of the fastest growing sectors in the gem trade. However, visual similarity of these pearls to the once dominant seawater varieties like Akoya…

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