Akoya pearls vs. fresh water pearls

Fresh water pearls, pearlsPearls always have a very classy appeal. They can add glamour to every kind of outfit and can be worn with formal and semi casual outfits too. Earlier, pearls were only chosen from the finest oysters, processed and strung into necklaces and bracelets. But now the number of natural pearls has lessened which gave rise to the creation of manually created pearls. One of the best in this category is the Akoya pearl.

To know the difference between Akoya pearls and freshwater pearls, you need to inspect the pearls yourself. The luster is much more in case of Akoya pearls as compared to freshwater ones. Akoya pearls are made in oceans by putting a shell inside and oyster allowing it to nurture and develop into a pearl. This is doe exclusively in the seas around Japan. Freshwater pearls are farmed in freshwater lakes and ponds. The price of Akoya pearls is thus much higher than freshwater pearls.

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