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Freshwater Pearls

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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Biwa Style Pearl Drop Cream 25-32mm Average
Picture of 99FP613-BT, Biwa Style Pearl Drop Cream 25-32mm Average
99FP613-BT

1 ST $42.95 ($42.95 per ST)

2 ST $71.05 ($35.52 per ST)

3 ST $95.95 ($31.98 per ST)

4 ST $123.00 ($30.75 per ST)

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Pearl Thin Biwa Style 2 Hole Cream 25-40
Picture of 99FP614-2T, Pearl Thin Biwa Style 2 Hole Cream 25-40
99FP614-2T

1 ST $31.95 ($31.95 per ST)

2 ST $48.90 ($24.45 per ST)

3 ST $66.00 ($22.00 per ST)

4 ST $84.65 ($21.16 per ST)

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Pearl Corner Biwa Style 20-30mm Cream
Picture of 99FP615-CB, Pearl Corner Biwa Style 20-30mm Cream
99FP615-CB

1 ST $21.95 ($21.95 per ST)

2 ST $36.70 ($18.35 per ST)

3 ST $46.20 ($15.40 per ST)

4 ST $59.25 ($14.81 per ST)

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Pearl Biwa Style 18-28mm Pumpkin
Picture of 99FP633-B, Pearl Biwa Style 18-28mm Pumpkin
99FP633-B

1 ST $10.95 ($10.95 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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Biwa Style Pearl Brown 15-27mm
Picture of 99FP655-B, Biwa Style Pearl Brown 15-27mm
99FP655-B

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.20 ($4.40 per ST)

8 ST $33.85 ($4.23 per ST)

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Pearl Corner Biwa Style 25-40mm Bronze
Picture of 99FP656-CB, Pearl Corner Biwa Style 25-40mm Bronze
99FP656-CB

1 ST $21.95 ($21.95 per ST)

2 ST $36.70 ($18.35 per ST)

3 ST $46.20 ($15.40 per ST)

4 ST $59.25 ($14.81 per ST)

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Biwa Style Pearl Purple/brown 12-25mm
Picture of 99FP657-1B, Biwa Style Pearl Purple/brown 12-25mm
99FP657-1B

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.20 ($4.40 per ST)

8 ST $33.85 ($4.23 per ST)

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Pearl Corner Biwa Style Dark Bronze 20-35
Picture of 99FP657-CB, Pearl Corner Biwa Style Dark Bronze 20-35
99FP657-CB

1 ST $21.95 ($21.95 per ST)

2 ST $36.70 ($18.35 per ST)

3 ST $46.20 ($15.40 per ST)

4 ST $59.25 ($14.81 per ST)

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Biwa Pearl Drop Forest Green 4x28mm Average
Picture of 99FP682-BT, Biwa Pearl Drop Forest Green 4x28mm Average
99FP682-BT

1 ST $34.20 ($34.20 per ST)

2 ST $51.25 ($25.62 per ST)

3 ST $61.50 ($20.50 per ST)

4 ST $78.85 ($19.71 per ST)

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Pearl Biwa Style 20-30mm Sage Soft Green
Picture of 99FP683-B, Pearl Biwa Style 20-30mm Sage Soft Green
99FP683-B

1 ST $18.35 ($18.35 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 Keshi Teal Green 6-8mm
Picture of 99FP685-K, Pearl Keshi Teal Green 6-8mm
99FP685-K

1 ST $17.99 ($17.99 per ST)

2 ST $28.20 ($14.10 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.00 ($10.50 per ST)

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Pearl Biwa Style 18-28mm Green
Picture of 99FP686-B, Pearl Biwa Style 18-28mm Green
99FP686-B

1 ST $10.95 ($10.95 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 Chip Keshi Green 6-8mm
Picture of 99FP686-C, Pearl Chip Keshi Green 6-8mm
99FP686-C

1 ST $17.99 ($17.99 per ST)

2 ST $28.20 ($14.10 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.00 ($10.50 per ST)

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Pearl Keshi Nugget Green 6-8mm
Picture of 99FP687-NK, Pearl Keshi Nugget Green 6-8mm
99FP687-NK

1 ST $17.99 ($17.99 per ST)

2 ST $28.20 ($14.10 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.00 ($10.50 per ST)

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Pearl Biwa Style 20-30mm Pink/peach
Picture of 99FP692-B, Pearl Biwa Style 20-30mm Pink/peach
99FP692-B

1 ST $18.35 ($18.35 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 Biwa Style 18-28mm Rosey Lavender
Picture of 99FP693-B, Pearl Biwa Style 18-28mm Rosey Lavender
99FP693-B

1 ST $10.95 ($10.95 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 Biwa Style 24-34mm Lilac
Picture of 99FP696-B, Pearl Biwa Style 24-34mm Lilac
99FP696-B

1 ST $18.35 ($18.35 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 Biwa Style 18-28mm Brown/mauve
Picture of 99FP698-B, Pearl Biwa Style 18-28mm Brown/mauve
99FP698-B

1 ST $10.95 ($10.95 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 Chip Keshi Mauve 6-8mm
Picture of 99FP698-C, Pearl Chip Keshi Mauve 6-8mm
99FP698-C

1 ST $17.99 ($17.99 per ST)

2 ST $28.20 ($14.10 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.00 ($10.50 per ST)

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Mother Of Pearl Chips 36 Inch Strand With Pearl
Picture of 99MP611-FP, Mother Of Pearl Chips 36 Inch Strand With Pearl
99MP611-FP

1 ST $9.45 ($9.45 per ST)

2 ST $16.50 ($8.25 per ST)

4 ST $26.40 ($6.60 per ST)

10 ST $63.50 ($6.35 per ST)

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