Pearl stones are one of the most overwhelming gifts which nature has endowed to humankind. Ever since the invention of pearl stone, it has been used enormously by the emperors and queens in their wardrobe. Nevertheless, even nowadays due to its scintillating color and enrich properties this stone has widely been used in the form of jewelry.
Since, we know that the natural pearl stones are extremely rare to spot. Therefore, in order to satisfy the humongous demand of the users, pearl stones are cultivated or farmed in the sea by human beings and they have been revered as cultured pearl stone.
Cultured pearl stones:
Cultured pearl stones are being produced or farmed in bounteous quantity at different regions worldwide. Therefore, throughout the world, different types of pearl stones are spotted. And, it has been named differently as per their origin and quality. So, in today’s post we will discuss different types of pearl stone that exist in the world.
Keshi Pearl Stone:
Keshi pearl stone, in fact, being produced due to repercussion process during the creation of cultured pearl stone. In reality, Keshi pearl stones are not manufactured intentionally, however, while seeding the cultured pearl stone mistakenly a piece of mantle muscle from a sacrificed oyster is placed with a bead of mother of pearl within the oyster.
While performing this process, if one of the pieces of the mantle slip off the bead, consequently, a piece of pearl forms baroque shape about the mantlepiece of the nacre. A keshi pearl is minor in size and it is largely being produced or cultivated in the fresh water of China.
The keshi pearl stones are usually being produced in cultured pearl industry due to the mistake that has happened while farming round shape pearl stone. Therefore, in order to restrict the production of Keshi pearl stone; pearl stone farmers are trying to introduce new techniques to cultivate cultured pearl stone.
Black pearl stone or Tahitian pearl stone are extremely rare to find, therefore, these stones are highly valued. The reason behind their low production is that the cultured technique which is in place to cultivate or implant black pearl or Tahitian stone does not concede to implant more than one pearl seed in nacre.
Thus, the production of Tahitian or black pearl stone is reduced in the course of time. However, due to the introduction of new techniques like freshwater mussels allow to implant more than one seed of pearl at a time. Due to the emergence of new technologies; black pearl stone are largely being harvested from Tahitian and oceans of Fiji and Thailand.
In spite of the above facts black pearl stones quantity in comparison with cultured pearl stone of china and Chinese Akoya cultured stone is extensively low. But the value of black pearl stone is comparatively larger in the market in comparison with the south sea pearl stones.
South Sea pearl stone:
the pearl stone manufactured by Pinctada maxima pearl oyster is called south sea pearl stone. The color of the stones produced in the south sea can be white, silver, pink, cream and gold. South sea region is globally famous for their large production of cultured pearl stones.
The pearl stones produced in the south sea regions are high in quality in comparison with other origins pearl stone. South sea pearl stone appears exquisite and possesses an appealing beauty which is rare to find. Besides that, south sea pearl stones are harvested around the world, albeit, the best quality white and silver color stones are produced in the oceans of Australia and golden pearl stones are extensively harvested in the regions of Philippians and Indonesia.