Australian WA Pearl Necklace 9-10 mm
These pearls are grown in freshwater lakes, rivers, and ponds. Australian Freshwater pearls are found mainly in northwest Australia, Broome area, and cover a wide range of color and shape than any other pearl type.
Although freshwater pearls are the most commonly produced pearls, their unique shapes and wide range of colors combined with their attractive prices and charming character, have made them a favorite among jewelry designers, shoppers, and pearl connoisseurs alike.
In addition to the traditional white body color, these pearls come in a rainbow of natural pastel colors such as lavender, pink, and every shade in between. Most freshwater pearl information notes their varied shapes, including potato-shaped and stick pearls, rice-shaped and button pearls, coin-shaped and drop pearls, off-round, and round pearls.
While a perfectly round freshwater pearl is extremely rare and the highest quality available. Their sizes range from tiny seed pearls measuring 1 or 2 mm in diameter to 15 mm and larger.