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What You Need to know about Akoya Pearls

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Akoya Pearls By far the most popular of all pearl types, the akoya pearl is famous for its small, perfectly round shapes and bright, mirror-like luster. Their amazing ability and consistency in producing near-perfect round cultured pearls make them ideal for adorning some of the world’s finest pearl jewellry.   The Akoya pearl remains a pure symbol of elegance and beauty. Ranging in size from 2.0-9.5mm, the akoya offers one of the most versatile and wardrobe ready looks of all pearl types. Akoya pearls are measured in half-millimeter increments; popular necklace and earring sizes are 7.0-7.5mm, 7.5-8.0mm and 8.0-8.5mm. Cultured mainly...

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