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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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Pearl 2mm Hole White 9-10mm Average 8 In
Picture of 10FP613-LH, Pearl 2mm Hole White 9-10mm Average 8 In
10FP613-LH

1 ST $22.50 ($22.50 per ST)

2 ST $38.85 ($19.43 per ST)

3 ST $49.50 ($16.50 per ST)

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Pearl Midnight Blue Iris 10mm Average
Picture of 10FP669-R, Pearl Midnight Blue Iris 10mm Average
10FP669-R

1 ST $15.75 ($15.75 per ST)

2 ST $27.50 ($13.75 per ST)

3 ST $39.30 ($13.10 per ST)

4 ST $48.90 ($12.22 per ST)

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Pearl Potato Forest Green 10-11mm
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10FP688-P

1 ST $24.99 ($24.99 per ST)

2 ST $44.00 ($22.00 per ST)

3 ST $57.75 ($19.25 per ST)

4 ST $73.35 ($18.34 per ST)

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Pearl Potato Ridge 9x11mm Average Black Iris
Picture of 11FP309-PR, Pearl Potato Ridge 9x11mm Average Black Iris
11FP309-PR

1 ST $9.95 ($9.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.70 ($8.35 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

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Pearl Potato 8x11mm Average Light Gold
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11FP352-P

1 ST $9.95 ($9.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.70 ($8.35 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

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Pearl Potato 11mm Average Gold
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11FP354-P

1 ST $9.95 ($9.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.70 ($8.35 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

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Pearl Potato 9x11mm Average Midnight Blue
Picture of 11FP369-P, Pearl Potato 9x11mm Average Midnight Blue
11FP369-P

1 ST $9.95 ($9.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.70 ($8.35 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

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Pearl Coin 11.5mm Average Pink
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11FP392-C

1 ST $11.95 ($11.95 per ST)

2 ST $20.00 ($10.00 per ST)

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Pearl Potato Ridge 10x11mm Grey Lavender
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11FP396-PR

1 ST $9.95 ($9.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.70 ($8.35 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

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Pearl Potato Ridge 9x11mm Dark Purple Iris
Picture of 11FP399-PR, Pearl Potato Ridge 9x11mm Dark Purple Iris
11FP399-PR

1 ST $9.95 ($9.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.70 ($8.35 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

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Pearl 2mm Hole Black Iris 11-12mm Average 8 In
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11FP509-LH

1 ST $24.95 ($24.95 per ST)

2 ST $42.80 ($21.40 per ST)

3 ST $57.75 ($19.25 per ST)

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Pearl 2mm Hole Light Grey 11-12mm Average 8 In
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11FP604-LH

1 ST $24.95 ($24.95 per ST)

2 ST $42.80 ($21.40 per ST)

3 ST $57.75 ($19.25 per ST)

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Pearl 2mm Hole White 11-12mm Average 8 In
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11FP613-LH

1 ST $24.95 ($24.95 per ST)

2 ST $42.80 ($21.40 per ST)

3 ST $57.75 ($19.25 per ST)

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Freshwater Pearl Nugget Bronze 10-12mm
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11FP656-N

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 Potato Wine 10x11mm Average
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11FP698-P

1 ST $17.50 ($17.50 per ST)

2 ST $29.15 ($14.57 per ST)

3 ST $36.75 ($12.25 per ST)

4 ST $47.10 ($11.78 per ST)

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Pearl Potato 12mm Average White
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12FP311-P

1 ST $9.95 ($9.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.70 ($8.35 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Ridged Burgundy 10x10-14mm
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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 Potato 10x12mm Average Copper
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12FP356-P

1 ST $9.95 ($9.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.70 ($8.35 per ST)

3 ST $20.65 ($6.88 per ST)

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Pearl Coin 11.5mm Average Mauve
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12FP396-C

1 ST $11.95 ($11.95 per ST)

2 ST $20.00 ($10.00 per ST)

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Pearl Rice Ridged Violet 10x10-14mm
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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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