Fresh Water Pearl Necklace
Cultured freshwater pearls come from freshwater mussels called “Hyriopsis cumingii” or “Triangle mussel” and are primarily produced by China. It was named over a nineteenth-century British naturalist Hugh Cuming. It is cultivated from the lake, river and pond which away from the red-tide, storm and toxin. Cultured freshwater pearls come in various pastel shades of white, black, pink, peach, lavender, plum, purple, and tangerine, depending on the type of mussel. The typical size of freshwater pearls is 2mm - 16mm with 7mm - 8mm being the most common.
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