A cultured pearl is a pearl created by a pearl farmer under controlled conditions.
Cultured pearls can be farmed using two very different groups of bivalve ... More »
Cultured or farmed pearls from pearl oysters and freshwater mussels make up
the majority of those currently sold. ... 6 Pearls from other species; 7 History.
Dec 29, 1998 ... Throughout much of recorded history, a natural pearl necklace ... Before the
creation of cultured pearls in the early 1900s, natural pearls were ...
Jun 30, 2014 ... Before the development of cultured pearls, only natural pearls were available
and their value was astronomical. Learn about the history of ...
Definition: Like natural pearls
, cultured pearls
grow inside a living organism. However, they do not begin as accidental intruders to the shell. The depth of the nacre coating depends on how long the beads are left in place before being harvested. More »
In this essay you'll learn about the history of pearls, how they form in oysters, and
how cultured pearls are generally cultivated, harvested and processed for ...
Throughout history, the pearl, with its warm inner glow and shimmering ....
Cultured pearls share the same properties as natural pearls and are grown by
The History of Pearls - Natural and Cultured Pearls. Discover a brief History of the
pearl that explores how pearls were successfully commercialized by Mikimoto.
Long known as the Queen of Gems pearls were once the exclusive property of ...
The era of cultured pearls had begun though it would take decades before the ...
Pearls have been intertwined with history—and historical legend—since ... The
materials for cultured pearls sound simple; they consist of an oyster or other ...