Antique and collectible history – Tagged "Victorian jewellery"

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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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