Pearls

The usual shapes produced are round,button,baroque,oval,pear,egg,half-pearls,three-quarters pearls,seed and blister pearls.The value of a pearl is based on color,luster,translucency,texture,shape and size.The finest have pure and even color :a strong overtone with a high luster; strong semi-translucency; no cracks;scratches,and dents or blemishes; round shape; large size.
 CULTURED PEARL  BLACK CULT. PEARLS  GENUINE SEED PEARLS  CULTURED PEARLS  BIWA PEARLS
   HALF DRILLED       HALF DRILLED       UNDRILLED    FULL - 1/2 DRILLED    1/2 DRILLED
2.00mm       $2.25  3.00mm           $3.75  1.00mm       $1.00  MATCHED PAIRS "AAA"  4x3mm        $3.00
2.25mm          2.35  3.50mm            4.25  1.25mm         1.65  6-6.5mm         $10.00  5x3mm          4.00
2.50mm          2.50  4.00mm            4.50  1.50mm          2.25  6.5-7mm            12.00  6x5mm          5.00
2.75mm          2.60  4.50mm            5.50  1.75mm          3.40  7-7.5mm            18.00  7x5mm          6.00
3.00mm          3.00  5.00mm            7.50  2.00mm          4.50  7.5-8mm            26.00  8x4mm          8.00
3.25mm          3.10  5.50mm            8.50  2.25mm          9.00  8-8.5mm            36.00  10x5mm      10.00
3.50mm          3.25  6.00mm          12.00  2.50mm        10.35  8.5-9mm            64.00  
3.75mm          3.45  6.50mm          13.50    9-9.5mm          120.00  
4.00mm          3.60  7.00mm          18.00  GENUINE HALF PEARLS    
4.25mm          4.45  7.50mm           25.00  1.00mm           $.70    
4.50mm          4.85  8.00mm           45.00  1.25mm           1.20    
4.75mm          5.25  8.50mm           65.00  1.50mm           1.65    
5.00mm          6.75    1.75mm           2.05    
5.25mm          7.25         MABE PEARLS  ROUND  2.00mm           3.00    
5.50mm          8.50  10.00 mm       $40.00  2.25mm           4.00    
5.75mm          9.50  11.00mm          45.00  2.50mm           4.75    
6.00mm        12.00  12.00mm          55.00      
6.25mm        13.00  13.00mm          60.00      
6.50mm        15.00  14.00mm          65.00      
6.75mm        16.00  15.00mm          70.00      
7.00mm        18.00  16.00mm          75.00      
7.50mm        21.00  17.00mm          90.00      
8.00mm        40.00  18.00mm        105.00      
8.50mm        55.00        
9.00mm        95.00