16x12-20x14mm Off White Ultra Baroque Freshwater Pearls 16 inch 23 pieces
16x12-20x14mm Off White Ultra Baroque showing an irregular surface giving the pearl a unique appearance. These asymmetrical baroque pearls have good nacre & good luster on a natural off white body with strong Rose' overtone. These straight drilled baroque pearls exhibit a baroque freshwater pearls of larger than average size and a luster which is near appearance to a 'South Sea' Pearl. The strand is well matched for orient, quality, color, and beauty providing for the AA to AAA Quality Grading.Baroque freshwater pearls have been cultured using a host mollusk in a lake environment. The color is a factor of the mollusk mantle color, the growth environment, and perhaps a dyeing process after cultivation. To maintain pearls for years to come, care for them after wearing by storing in a non-airtight area, enclose them in a soft pouch when near items that could damage the nacre, and wash them gently with tepid water & a very mild soap. Finally, lay the strand flat to completely dry the cording before restoring the strand. With these simple steps, your pearls will be heirlooms to pass down generation to generation.