Compare Pearl Necklaces – What Pearls to Buy? _ This comparison chart for different types of pearls will help you get an overview of pearls at a glance. The pearls tend to be less expensive at the top of the list & higher priced as you go down the list. Sizes range as follows. Both Tahitian & South Sea pearls may be sold either as round pearls (shown here) or as Baroque pearls. The baroque pearls tend to be less expensive & more easily available than perfectly matched round pearls.
The history of pearls: one of nature's greatest miracles
South Sea pearls are extremely rare, spending two silent years within the host oyster. Each pearl chosen by Autore is judged and valued according to the five S's - shine, surface, shade, shape and size.