The dozens of vendors available on the market today can leave many shoppers looking for high quality pearls find themselves wondering … “Just how much do pearls COST anyway?!” And not only that but, “How do you determine the value of a pearl?”
A string of pearls can cost as little as $10 and as much as $100,000. That’s a huge range, and it’s affected by factors like pearl type and rarity, pearl quality, size, color and shape. Aside from the gems themselves, jewelry design, the designer and the vendor who is selling strings of pearls will also affect the final price.