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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 $25.00 ($25.00 per ST)

2 ST $36.70 ($18.35 per ST)

3 ST $52.80 ($17.60 per ST)

6 ST $99.65 ($16.61 per ST)

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Pearl Freshwater Teensie Rice 2x3mm White
Picture of 30FP614-R, Pearl Freshwater Teensie Rice 2x3mm White
30FP614-R

1 ST $13.99 ($13.99 per ST)

2 ST $20.30 ($10.15 per ST)

3 ST $24.10 ($8.03 per ST)

6 ST $46.20 ($7.70 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Oval Light Blue 3x5mm Average
Picture of 30FP672, Pearl Rice Oval Light Blue 3x5mm Average
30FP672

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

8 ST $35.20 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Oval/round Mix Navy 4-6mm Average
Picture of 31FP676, Pearl Oval/round Mix Navy 4-6mm Average
31FP676

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

8 ST $35.20 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Oval Sage Green 4x5mm Average
Picture of 31FP682, Pearl Rice Oval Sage Green 4x5mm Average
31FP682

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

8 ST $35.20 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Oval Dark Green 4x7mm Average
Picture of 31FP689, Pearl Rice Oval Dark Green 4x7mm Average
31FP689

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

8 ST $35.20 ($4.40 per ST)

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Pearl Oval Dark Peacock 4x6mm Average
Picture of 32FP679, Pearl Oval Dark Peacock 4x6mm Average
32FP679

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

8 ST $35.20 ($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 Oval Smoke Aurora Borealis Finish 6x8mm Average
Picture of 34FP607, Pearl Oval Smoke Aurora Borealis Finish 6x8mm Average
34FP607

1 ST $10.97 ($10.97 per ST)

2 ST $17.40 ($8.70 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

5 ST $33.00 ($6.60 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 $12.95 ($12.95 per ST)

2 ST $20.95 ($10.47 per ST)

3 ST $26.40 ($8.80 per ST)

4 ST $33.85 ($8.46 per ST)

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Pearl Oval Dark Peacock 4-6mm
Picture of 34FP679, Pearl Oval Dark Peacock 4-6mm
34FP679

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

8 ST $35.20 ($4.40 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 $14.70 ($14.70 per ST)

2 ST $25.15 ($12.57 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 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 $15.75 ($15.75 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 Flatback Coin Drop White 7mm
Picture of 41FP614-FD, Pearl Flatback Coin Drop White 7mm
41FP614-FD

1 ST $15.75 ($15.75 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 Drop Brass Gold 4-6mm
Picture of 41FP652, Pearl Drop Brass Gold 4-6mm
41FP652

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.75 ($4.58 per ST)

8 ST $35.20 ($4.40 per ST)

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

1 ST $20.05 ($20.05 per ST)

2 ST $31.30 ($15.65 per ST)

3 ST $37.55 ($12.52 per ST)

4 ST $47.70 ($11.93 per ST)

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Pearl Drop Blue 7mm Average
Picture of 42FP676, Pearl Drop Blue 7mm Average
42FP676

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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