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How to choose a pearl?

Before you buy pearls, compare the quality of our jewelry.When buying pay attention to the differences in purity, in shades, size and roundness of the pearls.But most of all the Council's attention paid to the game of color and luster of pearls.After all, they are an important feature to learn how to assess themselves.

On examination, map together different variables of quality: a great luster, but the roundness unimportant;roundness is excellent, but the weak brilliance;excellent shape, but a string of pearls in the lack of harmony;everything is normal, and the color and luster, but the surface of the pearls are not very clean.

pearls are also advised to try for yourself, to make sure that the color of pearls in harmony with the color of your hair and your skin.Ask the seller, whether natural color pearls have, especially if you get colored stones (eg, blue, gray, black).Often colored natural stones are more expensive white stones.

size.Asking size of pearls, compare the differences in the cost of

pearls in different sizes, but the same quality.Dual string of fine pearls looks nice and is cheaper than a single string of large pearls.

rounded. most prized pearls perfectly round, but they occur relatively rarely.To check the rounded shape of pearls, rolled him on the smooth surface.If the surface is rounded, then the stone will roll smoothly and straight.

symmetry.If the pearls are symmetrical , it be oval, flattened shape may resemble the shape of a pear or a drop.The jewel is relatively symmetric mid-axis, so it is more valuable.Recently used in the manufacture of jewelry is a pearl teardrop-shaped pearls are especially popular.

If pearls unbalanced, it is called "Baroque" and is freeform.In recent years, a pearl because of the unique shape also gained popularity.

color. Color of natural pearls can be many shades of different colors.Each country has its own preferences in colors of pearls.

Preferring white pearls, you must make sure that the color was not a greyish or yellowish, and completely white.However, sometimes the overtone increases the value of the pearl white color.Overtone - is an admixture of a different color.The most valuable is a pink overtone.Overtone is bluish or greenish color.

greenish overtone is the most valuable for the black pearl.

to see and appreciate the pearl overtone of its color, send it from the direct rays and see.If you're considered a pearl in direct sunlight, you can see not only overtone, but other shades of colors - it's called iridistsentnostyu.Unlike conventional pearl iridistsentny pearl is most valuable.

Currently quite popular lavender, gold, pink shades.P overhnost. When buying pearls closely examine it from all sides.A sign of a good pearl is the lack of any defects - pimple, roughness, dark spots or cracks.

Shine.If pearl viewed in direct sunlight, you can see that some pearls unlike other shine much more.Shine is one of the important characteristics as the more light on the surface of the pearl, the higher its value.

size. Cost large pearls are much higher than the small, as in the nature of large stones are rare.

Check the authenticity of pearls is quite simple: spend a pearl on the surface of every tooth, this stone will creak.