Sterling Silver Hand made Multi-Color Black Freshwater Keshi Cultured Pearl Necklace, 18"

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Keshi Pearls

Formed as a by-product during the pearl cultivation process, Keshi pearls are known for their wide variety of shapes. They are created when an oyster releases the implanted nucleus before the cultivation process is through, or when tissue fractures and forms separate pearls without nuclei. Formed in either saltwater or freshwater, Keshi pearls are typically smaller in size and come in a wide range of colors. Their solid nacre, or surface composition, allows them to showcases a very high luster. One thing to note is that because Keshi pearls are a bi-product of the cultivation process, they are not considered a natural pearl.


Mollusks produce pearls in a variety of colors, accommodating most personal preferences and budgets. The general color of a pearl is also known as the body color. Pearls typically range from white, cream, and yellow to pink, silver, or black. An overtone of secondary color is sometimes seen. For instance, a pearl may appear to be white, but upon closer inspection a rosy hue is detected. The body color would then be termed white-rosé. Color variation does not affect the quality of the pearl, though it should be noted that color matching is important when choosing pearls for some necklaces, earrings, or bracelets. In fashion jewelry, pearls can sometimes be dyed to achieve the desired color, which should be mentioned in the product description or specifications.


The appealing, deep shine of a pearl is often what defines its beauty. This shine is produced by multiple layers of semi-opaque calcium carbonate crystals, called nacre. The nacre reflects light on the surface of the pearl, producing brilliance and sheen. Lustre is an integral feature in determining the quality of a pearl. Large pearls have a thicker nacre and, therefore, a higher lustre. When comparing a small Freshwater pearl to a large South Sea pearl, the difference is clearly visible to the untrained eye and should be considered when purchasing pearls.


While pearls come in many different shapes, the rarest and highest-quality are round. Akoya, Tahitian, and South Sea oysters tend to produce the roundest pearls, while those of Freshwater mollusks can be oval to slightly off-round. When considering a pearl purchase, whether it be a necklace, bracelet, or earrings, look for consistency in the shapes of the pearls. Many of the less symmetrical shapes are used in stylish jewelry which can be quite beautiful: the drop pearl's shape lends well to earrings, and the baroque pearl features irregular shapes that work well as necklace accents. In addition, a half sphere pearl called a "mabe" is often used in earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.


An oyster's particular type and size has a direct effect on how large the pearl it produces will be, and pearls do come in a wide range of sizes. Round pearls are measured according to their diameter, while baroque pearls are measured by their length and width. A pearl's size does not necessarily affect its quality, but it does affect its price. Large, round pearls are rare and their lustre is usually high--this beautiful combination of traits is often reflected in the cost of such pearls.

Average pearl sizes (in diameter):

Akoya: 6-8mm

Freshwater: 5-6.5mm

South Sea: 11-13mm

Tahitian: 11-12mm

Keshi: 4-10mm

Surface Markings

Often when an oyster creates a pearl, the nacre does not develop smoothly. The surface of a pearl is judged by how many marks are visible in the nacre. These imperfections can be small and unnoticeable or quite large and distinct. Like diamonds, pearls are rarely flawless. However, high lustre or the way pearls are strung and set can help conceal surface markings.


Proper care of pearls is not difficult if you remember that they are organic and produced by a living thing. Pearls are soft and delicate, but when cared for with common sense, they will maintain their lustre for centuries. The pearls should not come in contact with cosmetics, hairspray, perfume, chlorinated water, or other harsh chemicals. To keep them clean, let them be the last item put on when dressing, and the first item taken off at the end of an evening. The best way to maintain their lustre is to wear the pearls often, and wipe them down with a soft cloth afterward--pearls absorb the oils from skin, which helps keep them moist. Pearls should be stored in a cloth pouch or jewelry bag, separated from other jewelry to prevent nicks or chipping. Periodically, pearl strands should be restrung since the silk thread used to tie the pearls together breaks down over time.

  • Product Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
  • ASIN: B005OUPV0U
  • Item model number: XS30BR
  • Date first available at October 14, 2011
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    Product Specifications

    Jewelry Information
    Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Amazon Collection
    Metal stamp 925 Sterling
    Metal Sterling silver
    Material Pearl
    Height 2.25 inches
    Width 2.5 inches
    Length 18 inches
    Chain Snake
    Clasp lobster-claw-clasps
    Total metal weight 22.6 Grams
    Model number XS30BR
    Pearl Information
    Surface markings and blemishes very-lightly-blemished
    Shape Round
    Uniformity Good
    Luster medium-luster
    Minimum color medium-gray
    Size per pearl 11.0mm
    Stringing Method Not strung
    Pearl type Keshi cultured
    Packaging Information
    Package Deluxe Medium Box

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