Antique and collectible history / Victorian jewellery

All About Antique Seed Pearl Jewellery

All About Antique Seed Pearl Jewellery

You may wonder what is different about this type of pearl. Seed pearls are natural pearls that weigh less than a quarter of a grain. The name seed pearls was acquired for no other reason than their remarkable size — less than 2 millimeters in diameter. They are not called seed pearls because of any unique culturing process or anything unusual about their formation within the oyster. They are entirely natural.
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