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There are plenty variables, but some factors that determine pearl’s price in the commercial market include:
- shape and size
- origin (from what oceans)
- whether come from cultured or wild oysters or clams or mussels
Yes, oceanic pearls more famous and expensive compared to their freshwater “fellows.”
Three famous origin of pearls are from:
- Tahitian pearls, price from US$ 500 to US$ 25,000.
- Japanese pearls, cost from US$ 300 to US$ 10,000.
Several well know colors for both freshwater and saltwater pearls are:
- silver gray
Then, Why Freshwater Pearls are Less Expensive? It is because freshwater mussels could produce 30 pearls, while sea water oysters produce 1 pearl only at once.
Do you interest to have pearls?