Akoya pearls are the classic white pearls and typically have the highest luster and shine of all cultured pearls.
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Learn all about the four main types of pearls: Akoya Pearls, Freshwater Pearls, South Sea Pearls & Tahitian Pearls.
Learn about how pearls are graded and learn how to choose which pearl grade is right for you.
Pearl Value Factors
Learn all about the six value factors used to grade and value pearls: Nacre, Luster, Surface, Shape, Color & Size.