PEARL COLORS: BLACK PEARLS
Black pearls take on an exotic look. There are dark in color, and have been known to captivate admirers for centuries. They pique the imaginations of both women and men, and have been featured in mystical tales of intrigue and folklore.
TYPES OF BLACK PEARLS
All naturally colored Tahitian black pearls come from French Polynesia, Mexico. Black Freshwater pearls and Black Akoya pearls are usually treated or dyed to create their dark colors.
COMMON OVERTONES OF BLACK PEARLS
The hue and color intensity of black pearls varies. But, the most common black pearl overtones are as follows:
- Peacock (mixture of gold, green and rose)
BLACK PEARL SIZES
Most Tahitian pearls range is sizes from 8 mm to 16 mm (and higher in some cases)