Ancient Pearl History Overview

The pearl, with its outstanding luster and mesmerizing iridescence, has been a highly prized and sought after gem.

Over the centuries there have been numerous descriptions and pictures of pearl jewelry in society. These can be found in the many cultures from China to Greece going as far back as 5,200 years. Natural Pearls such as Freshwater, Saltwater, Tahitian, Akoya pearls and South Sea pearls to name a few.