Shape

South Sea Line

Evaluating Factors

Size
Color
Blemishes
Shape
Luster
Matching
Pricing
  Round, Button, Drop, Oval and Baroque
  • Rounds and symmetrical tear drop shapes are the most valuable. Rounds being used for necklaces, and finished jewelry, drops primarily for earrings and pendants.
  • Buttons and oval shapes are usually considerably less in value. Buttons being used in finished jewelry (rings, earrings) and ovals in necklaces.
  • Baroques are misshapen pearls, no symmetry, and primarily used in necklaces

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