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Drops and Ovals

Unlike other gems, the pearl is born of water and living creatures. Pearls begin as a foreign body embedded within a mollusk's shell. The animal's defense against the foreign body is to form a protective layer of nacre around the intruder. The culturing process simply entails planting a "seed" within the mollusk, normally either a plastic bead or a small piece of shell, nature takes its course and another pearl is born. Our cultured freshwater pearls come in an ever growing variety of shapes, sizes and colors, so whatever your fashion preference you are sure to find the pearl to suit your needs. Ancient beliefs about the origin of the pearl include: moonlight filled dewdrops and Aphrodite's tears of joy. Although not technically a stone, pearl is one of June's birthstones. Currently, the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral. Also be sure to check out our freshwater pearl mixtures and our flawlessly crafted glass pearls by Jablonex and crystal pearls by Swarovski.

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Pearl Rice Ridged Burgundy 10x10-14mm
Picture of 12FP347-R, Pearl Rice Ridged Burgundy 10x10-14mm
12FP347-R

1 ST $5.95 ($5.95 per ST)

2 ST $9.80 ($4.90 per ST)

4 ST $16.40 ($4.10 per ST)

8 ST $31.55 ($3.94 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Pastel Blend 9-10x10-14mm
Picture of 12FP3525-R, Pearl Rice Pastel Blend 9-10x10-14mm
12FP3525-R

1 ST $6.95 ($6.95 per ST)

2 ST $11.35 ($5.67 per ST)

3 ST $14.25 ($4.75 per ST)

6 ST $27.20 ($4.53 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Ridged Violet 10x10-14mm
Picture of 12FP397-R, Pearl Rice Ridged Violet 10x10-14mm
12FP397-R

1 ST $6.95 ($6.95 per ST)

2 ST $11.80 ($5.90 per ST)

3 ST $14.20 ($4.73 per ST)

4 ST $18.15 ($4.54 per ST)

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Pearl Freshwater Rice Cream/white 3.5-4mm 80 Piece Per Strand
Picture of 30FP614-A, Pearl Freshwater Rice Cream/white 3.5-4mm 80 Piece Per Strand
30FP614-A

1 ST $15.75 ($15.75 per ST)

2 ST $24.45 ($12.22 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

6 ST $63.50 ($10.58 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Oval Forest Green 5x6mm Average
Picture of 31FP688, Pearl Rice Oval Forest Green 5x6mm Average
31FP688

1 ST $7.94 ($7.94 per ST)

2 ST $11.60 ($5.80 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

9 ST $39.60 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Oval Rose 5x7mm Average
Picture of 31FP693, Pearl Rice Oval Rose 5x7mm Average
31FP693

1 ST $7.94 ($7.94 per ST)

2 ST $11.60 ($5.80 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

9 ST $39.60 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Black Iris/peacock 6x8mm Average
Picture of 33FP609-R, Pearl Rice Black Iris/peacock 6x8mm Average
33FP609-R

1 ST $7.94 ($7.94 per ST)

2 ST $11.60 ($5.80 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

9 ST $39.60 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Freshwater Rice Cream/white 4-4.5mm 70 Piece Per Strand
Picture of 33FP614-A, Pearl Freshwater Rice Cream/white 4-4.5mm 70 Piece Per Strand
33FP614-A

1 ST $14.95 ($14.95 per ST)

2 ST $26.20 ($13.10 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.30 ($10.57 per ST)

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Pearl Irregular Oval Beige 9-10x10-13mm
Picture of 34FP652-IR, Pearl Irregular Oval Beige 9-10x10-13mm
34FP652-IR

1 ST $14.94 ($14.94 per ST)

2 ST $22.00 ($11.00 per ST)

3 ST $26.40 ($8.80 per ST)

4 ST $33.85 ($8.46 per ST)

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Pearl Peanut Oval Golden Copper 6x10 Average
Picture of 34FP656-B, Pearl Peanut Oval Golden Copper 6x10 Average
34FP656-B

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.25 ($4.42 per ST)

8 ST $33.85 ($4.23 per ST)

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Pearl Peanut Oval Bronze 6x10 Average
Picture of 34FP657-B, Pearl Peanut Oval Bronze 6x10 Average
34FP657-B

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.25 ($4.42 per ST)

8 ST $33.85 ($4.23 per ST)

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Pearl Freshwater Rice Red 5.5-6mm 60 Piece Per Strand Average
Picture of 35FP648, Pearl Freshwater Rice Red 5.5-6mm 60 Piece Per Strand Average
35FP648

1 ST $11.00 ($11.00 per ST)

2 ST $16.50 ($8.25 per ST)

3 ST $19.80 ($6.60 per ST)

6 ST $38.10 ($6.35 per ST)

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Pearl Blue Purple Iris 7x8-10mm Average
Picture of 35FP699-B, Pearl Blue Purple Iris 7x8-10mm Average
35FP699-B

1 ST $14.94 ($14.94 per ST)

2 ST $22.00 ($11.00 per ST)

3 ST $26.40 ($8.80 per ST)

4 ST $33.85 ($8.46 per ST)

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Pearl Bumpy Oval 7x10mm Average White
Picture of 36FP614-B, Pearl Bumpy Oval 7x10mm Average White
36FP614-B

1 ST $7.94 ($7.94 per ST)

2 ST $11.60 ($5.80 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

9 ST $39.60 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Drop Grey/taupe 3x5mm Average
Picture of 40FP605-T, Pearl Drop Grey/taupe 3x5mm Average
40FP605-T

1 ST $7.94 ($7.94 per ST)

2 ST $11.60 ($5.80 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

9 ST $39.60 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Flatback Coin Drop Grey 7mm
Picture of 41FP607-FD, Pearl Flatback Coin Drop Grey 7mm
41FP607-FD

1 ST $18.94 ($18.94 per ST)

2 ST $27.50 ($13.75 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.30 ($10.57 per ST)

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Pearl Flatback Coin Drop White 7mm
Picture of 41FP614-FD, Pearl Flatback Coin Drop White 7mm
41FP614-FD

1 ST $18.94 ($18.94 per ST)

2 ST $27.50 ($13.75 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.30 ($10.57 per ST)

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Pearl Freshwater Top Hole Drop Peach 6x4mm Average 16 In Strand
Picture of 41FP632, Pearl Freshwater Top Hole Drop Peach 6x4mm Average 16 In Strand
41FP632

1 ST $11.65 ($11.65 per ST)

2 ST $17.45 ($8.72 per ST)

4 ST $27.90 ($6.97 per ST)

10 ST $67.10 ($6.71 per ST)

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Pearl Oval Drop Cream 4x6mm Average
Picture of 42FP614, Pearl Oval Drop Cream 4x6mm Average
42FP614

1 ST $12.99 ($12.99 per ST)

2 ST $22.25 ($11.12 per ST)

3 ST $30.05 ($10.02 per ST)

4 ST $36.45 ($9.11 per ST)

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Pearl Graduated Oval 3 Color 4x6-6x9mm Average
Picture of 44FP6525-1, Pearl Graduated Oval 3 Color 4x6-6x9mm Average
44FP6525-1

1 ST $7.69 ($7.69 per ST)

2 ST $11.45 ($5.72 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

5 ST $22.00 ($4.40 per ST)

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