Vietnam is a country that for some time now has been quietly been producing fantastic Akoya pearls. While they will likely never be a major threat to the Japanese Akoya industry, they do have one advantage -- natural blue Akoya pearls.
For reasons unknown, Vietnam produces some of the most intense natural color Akoya pearls available. The only problem is there's never enough available to reliably source them.
Whether they are asymmetrical, or totally free-form in shape, Baroque pearls are Nature's wild cards.
One of the most prevalent pearl shapes, Baroque pearls account for nearly 40-50% of any pearl harvest.
Baroque pearls are generally considered the least valuable pearl shapes, but quite often Baroques are highly collectible due to their unique nature.
These natural color white Akoya pearls were hand selected for their high luster and strong overtones. While the baroque shape gives these pearls a delightful "from the ocean" appearance.
The baroque shape also has the added bonus of emphasizing the colorful overtones these pearls display. A rare find, pearls like this are nearly impossible to find elsewhere.
This particular strand is 18 inches in length, 8.5-9.0mm in size and AA+ in quality. All our strands are hand-knotted between each pearl for security. The pearls are strung with 100% silk thread and finished with a 14K white or yellow gold clasp.