Jewelry

Five Indicators Of Pearl Quality

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Diamonds have 4C standards. The quality of pearls can also be evaluated according to the size, luster, surface defects, shape, color and other aspects of the pearl. If you master these five points, you can also become a master of pearls. Let’s take a closer look with EU

Size

 The size of the pearl is one of the most important factors affecting the price. The larger the size of the pearl, the more difficult the process of gestation and the higher the value. The average diameter of cultured pearls is mostly concentrated in 2-10mm, generally more than 8mm, for every 0.25mm, the price will double. The so-called “seven-point pearl and eight-point treasure” means that eight-point pearls are already treasures. Generally speaking, the value of seawater pearls is generally greater than that of freshwater pearls. Large pearls appear graceful and luxurious, medium pearls appear crystal clear and delicate, while small pearls are light and moving. When choosing a pearl, you should also consider other factors to choose your favorite.

Gloss

Pearl attracts the world with its soft and elegant pearl luster. What is the difference between a dull pearl and a stone. Luster has a significant impact on the beauty and price of pearls. High-quality pearls give people a dazzling jewellery, but they are not dazzling, but a feeling of intimacy and calmness. The light it reflects is by no means dull, but rich and changeable, changing different angles, and You can see the subtle changes in the halo. The luster of a pearl is related to the thickness of the bead layer. Generally speaking, if the thickness of the bead layer is enough, the luster of the pearl will be more saturated. The thickness of the bead layer of sea water bead is higher than that of shallow water bead, and the luster will naturally be stronger than that of shallow water bead. Facing a smooth pearl, if you can see the pupils in your eyes in the image reflected by it, it means that the pearl has a good luster.

Surface

Pearls are not only affected by external natural conditions during the growth process, but also affected by the type and size of the mother-of-pearl, so there are many different shapes and forms, and the value of different shapes of pearls also varies greatly. Pearls generally have round, oval, drop-shaped, and other shapes. Round pearls represent the pinnacle of morphological quality. The more round the better, there is an old saying that “beads round and jade-run”. However, oval and drop-shaped pearls are also very difficult to obtain. Although special-shaped pearls are not of high value, special-shaped crafts carefully designed and produced by craftsmen also have high ornamental value, and the same one will never be found. of.

Color

The color of a pearl is composed of body color and a faintly visible light companion color that permeates the entire body color, including white, pink, yellow, gold, red, purple, blue, blue, gray, black, etc. multiple colour. Generally speaking, white with micro-powder is the best, commonly known as “drunk beauty”; blue and black with metallic luster is particularly good, extremely white pearls and golden South Sea pearls are also treasures. In particular, natural black pearls are not pure black, but dark blue black with a shining iridescent color, or black with a bronze color. If they are obvious black or gray pearls, they may be dyed beads. Pay special attention. Considering the color of pearls when buying, in addition to the principle of rare things, the selection of other color pearls is mainly influenced by the traditional culture of different regions. You can choose the color you like. Vitality and soft white pearls, golden pearls with royal richness, romantic pink pearls, etc. There is always one thing you like.

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